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What causes throat cancer?

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In brief: Many causes

Smoking tobacco, alcohol abuse, hpv, ebv, asbestos exposure, and several other environmental causes, including radiation and hazardous material are related.
Genetics also plays a role, with increased risk of developing cancer in patients with certain genetic predispositions.

In brief: Many causes

Smoking tobacco, alcohol abuse, hpv, ebv, asbestos exposure, and several other environmental causes, including radiation and hazardous material are related.
Genetics also plays a role, with increased risk of developing cancer in patients with certain genetic predispositions.
Dr. Lester Thompson
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Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Genes, smoking

Genetics plays a role, but among things that you can control, people who smoke and drink alcohol regularly are at much higher risk.
Certain types of hpv infection also increase the risk of developing cancer.

In brief: Genes, smoking

Genetics plays a role, but among things that you can control, people who smoke and drink alcohol regularly are at much higher risk.
Certain types of hpv infection also increase the risk of developing cancer.
Dr. Mike Bowman
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