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What are the treatments for throat cancer?

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Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Surgery/Radiation

Depends on many details.
"throat cancer" encompasses many different sites. Depending on where the tumor is and how advanced it may be, your cancer team might recommend different options. In general, cancers can be surgically removed with or without radiation afterwards or they can be burned out with radiation +/- chemo with surgery reserved for tumors which don't respond well.

In brief: Surgery/Radiation

Depends on many details.
"throat cancer" encompasses many different sites. Depending on where the tumor is and how advanced it may be, your cancer team might recommend different options. In general, cancers can be surgically removed with or without radiation afterwards or they can be burned out with radiation +/- chemo with surgery reserved for tumors which don't respond well.
Dr. Mike Bowman
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Dr. Morton Levitt
Pathology
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In brief: Throat Cancer

The treatment of throat cancer depends on the location, extent of spread, lymph node and immune status, your state of health and nutrition, and other factors.
Surgery, chemotherapy and radiation are all available depending in the cancer stage and type.

In brief: Throat Cancer

The treatment of throat cancer depends on the location, extent of spread, lymph node and immune status, your state of health and nutrition, and other factors.
Surgery, chemotherapy and radiation are all available depending in the cancer stage and type.
Dr. Morton Levitt
Dr. Morton Levitt
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