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Cancer Of The Nose And Throat Signs
These are different: Cancer can arise at any site in our body. Therefore most cancers are different diseases . As a result they require different treatments. yet some parts of the body may be lumped together such as Head and Neck cancers(includes Cancers of the Nose, Throat and Mouth) because the surface lining cells for this region is squamous cells which give rise to a common pattern of behavior and common Treatment ...Read more
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
My brother in law has stage 4 cancer spread from nose to throat and neck, but not any futher has had chemo and radiotherpy ( 6 weeks), if cured what chances of coming back, at this is stage what percentage does cure it if any?
Need more info: Even with stage 4 head and neck cancers, some patient do survive. Survival depends in part on the site of origin. For nasopharynx cancers, the seer data (from the national cancer institute) show 37% of patients still alive 10 years after diagnosis. Other sites of origin are better, or worse, than that number. These data are for patients diagnosed between 1988 and 2001. 2012 data may be better. ...Read more
For many yrs used face wash that had triclosan in it.Am i at more risk of nasal/throat cancer?Sometimes got in mouth and in nose from washing face.
Stop worrying: Trislosan is a widely-used, apparently harmless chemical that degrades after being discarded into a form of dioxan that is not one of the forms that has toxicity or is supposed to be linked to cancer. Any chemical can be "shown to be harmful for this-and-that" if used in artificial conditions in labs. I am sorry that anyone troubled you over this. ...Read more
When I blow my nose I have bloody boogers, I clear my throat and have blood streaks 25 yrs old 9 yr smoke history, lung cancer??
Can Ear Nose and Throat specialists treat thyroid disorders or cancer? And can a thyroid specialist also treat thyroid problems?
Yes and no: The person to treat thyroid cancer is a head and neck surgeon. If an ENT physician is trained to do radical H&N surgery especially if the lesion is metastatic to nodes or invades jugular and laryngeal cartilage then he should be able to do the surgery. Many ENT practices do not offer enough experience for handling the more difficult surgery. As for a thyroid specialist most are endocrinologists ...Read more
Runny nose, headaches, cough for 2 months, bad allergies. Complains of tickle feeling in throat. Cough is worse at night. Worried? Cancer? Thanks!
When I eat foods feel stuck n my throat. ENT doc put a lil scoop down my nose n my throat n red it was red/swollen. Could this lead to Cancer the refl?
Persistant sore throat for 6 months and blood from throat and nose could this be symptoms of throat cancer. No lump like feeling in neck only pain.
Possibly: Symptoms of throat cancer do include a sore throat that doesn't go away as well as occasional bleeding. Although throat cancer is not common in a young person who has never smoked, it is becoming more frequent due to human papilloma virus (HPV). There are other conditions that can cause similar symptoms, but any sore throat that persists for months should certainly be evaluated by an ENT doctor. ...Read more
Sore throat, stuffy nose & cough for 4 weeks. Unprecedented length of time for me. No fever. Every levels good. Should I start to suspect cancer?
I have sore lymph nodes from mono for 4 months. Ent put a scope down my nose into my throat and said no cancer. Would that mean lymphoma is ruled out?
No: If you have had a positive mono spot test, it is possible for you to have lymphadenopathy (enlarged lymph nodes) for several months. The absence of any lesion in the back of the throat or larynx does not rule out lymphoma, but the virus that caused your enlarged lymph nodes is the most likely cause of your present problem. If the nodes do not resolve in 4 months or get larger, then a biopsy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
16,social smoker for 1 year,stopped for a while,had 1 yesterday, throats sore,feel a tightness in throat,ear and nose pain, could I have throat cancer?
Smoking risk: As you know, smoking increases your risk of cancer and many other diseases and dysfynctions. However, it is very unlikely that you have cancer from smoking after being a light smoker for only one year. Your symptoms are most likely related to an infection such as a common cold. To reduce your risk of smoking related illnesses, you should stop smoking permanently. ...Read more
For 2 days I have had dried blood in nose & i clear throat a few streaks of blood in mucus spit out. Clear chst X-ray 3 mth ago. Causes? Lung cancer?
My ent doctor scoped me in my throat and up my nose and checked my ears with a tool he said no pre cancer does that mean no oral cancer ?
Common ones: Common signs can be a tip off for underlying head/neck cancer. A sore throat that gets worse despite antibiotics, a neck lump that keeps growing, voice hoarseness that get worse despite rest and therapy, or difficulty swallowing that gets worse are some common situations. General signs (major tiredness, unintentional weight loss) can happen. In pts with smoking & alcohol use the are more worrisome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could my neck lump be a sign of cancer? I have a pretty big lump that is visible on my left side especially if I turn my head. I am 21 years old cur
Do i have thyroid cancer.? I have pain in my throat the feeling of having a cut inside my throat i have headaches on different parts of my head mild
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