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What is the survival rate for throat cancer?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Depends on many factors- i.
e. The type of cancer, the stage of cancer, hpv status ( hpv positive in non smoker is better in prognosis than hpv negative), the location in the throat ( oropharyngx, nasopharyngx, larynx etc) ; the overall medical condition of patient, the treatment received and respond to treatment etc. For more info- see www.Cancer.Net or www.Cancer.Org.

In brief: Depends

Depends on many factors- i.
e. The type of cancer, the stage of cancer, hpv status ( hpv positive in non smoker is better in prognosis than hpv negative), the location in the throat ( oropharyngx, nasopharyngx, larynx etc) ; the overall medical condition of patient, the treatment received and respond to treatment etc. For more info- see www.Cancer.Net or www.Cancer.Org.
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Dr. David Mann
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
5 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

The survival rate depends on the type of cancer and other factors like size and spread.
Some cancers like lymphoma are usually less agressive than say squamous cell caercinoma (scca), for example, a small, superficial scca of the mouth less than 1 cm in diameter with no lymph node spread has a 5 year survival rate of over 80%.

In brief: Depends

The survival rate depends on the type of cancer and other factors like size and spread.
Some cancers like lymphoma are usually less agressive than say squamous cell caercinoma (scca), for example, a small, superficial scca of the mouth less than 1 cm in diameter with no lymph node spread has a 5 year survival rate of over 80%.
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Dr. Eulogio Galvez
General Practice
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In brief: Depends

Depends on what type of throat cancer and if there are metastasis to different parts of the body.
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In brief: Depends

Depends on what type of throat cancer and if there are metastasis to different parts of the body.
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