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Cancer In Your Throat
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Can you get a sore throat only on the left side with esophagus cancer or would your entire throat hurt?
Sore throat is not a: It is not a common symptom of cancer of the esophagus because, by definition, throat is a part of the pharynx....Esophagus begins further down where the boundary of throat finishes. Sore throat can be more severe on one side but it typically involves both sides especially if it is due to viruses like the cold virus. Radiotherapy on one side of the neck can be the cause of a ones sided sore-throat. ...Read more
Possible i could have oral cancer? but would your tongue and throat hurt at same time? i also have ear pain, jaw pain, throat stings hard to swallow
It depends: The treatment of throat cancer depends upon which cancer, specifically, it is. It also depends on the location and extent of the tumor. Some of these cancers are treated with local excision by an ENT surgeon, and some require more extensive treatment involving some combination of surgery, chemotherapy and/or radiation treatment. ...Read more
Not really: I dont think there is any data supporting this. ...Read more
Aerodigestive system: the system is called aerodigestive systemGet a more detailed answer ›
I'm 20 my mums had cancer removed from her throat 5 times i smoked for 4 years i quit 2 weeks ago could I have cancer or be at risk?
Good not too late: Go for regular check ups , it is very good you stopped and don't go back ...Read more
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