Do doctors see a lot of patients with oropharyngeal cancer?

Certain doctors do. Medical oncologist, radiation oncologists and ear nose and throat doctors see a lot of cases of oropharyngeal cancer.
Oral cancer screen. There are definite risk factors associated with oral cancer. Have your dentist do a screen to evaluate for oral cancer on an annual basis, many insurances are now covering this procedure in addition. If a suspicious area is evident, you will be promptly referred to your ENT or primary care MD for further evaluation.

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