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How many people with throat cancer are nonsmokers and have no known risk factors?

Not many. These are probably rare. The most common causes are tobacco use (including smokeless) and alcohol use. Nasopharyngeal cancers can be found in mediterranian peoples who usually have epstein-barr virus. Read more...

What are the possibilities of bone cancer or metastases form throat cancer that had a primary in the left tonsil. Stage 4in tonsil and 3 lymph nodes/?

Metastasis to bone. From head and neck cancer, oropharynx like yours, or oral cavity, occur, but usually they occur within 2 years of diagnosis, and that means the loco-regional treatment has had some success...It is the largest cause of failure, and lung metastasis as well. These are in the range of 10%. Read more...
Throat cancer. Can present, or have metachronous metastasis to bones. . . It and lung cancer are the common metastatic sites. Usually this occurs within 2-3 years after successful loco-regional treatment. May be less with chemoradiotherapy. Read more...