Throat Cancer

Throat cancer is a type of head and neck cancer. Throat cancer has different names, depending on which part of the throat is affected. The different parts of your throat are called the oropharynx, the hypopharynx, the nasopharynx, and the larynx, or voice box.

The main risk factors for throat cancer are using tobacco heavy drinking. Certain types of throat cancer also have other risk factors. For example, having HPV is a risk factor for oropharyngeal cancer.

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  1. Throat Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    Throat cancer is a type of head and neck cancer. Throat cancer has different names, depending on which part of ... or voice box. The main risk factors for throat cancer are using tobacco heavy drinking. Certain types of ...
  2. Throat Cancer (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
    Throat Cancer/Start Here ... Throat Cancer ... Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  3. Throat cancer is cancer of the vocal cords, larynx (voice box), or other areas of the throat. ... or use tobacco are at risk of developing throat cancer. Drinking too much alcohol over a long time ...
  4. ... tongue, thyroid gland, or other areas of the throat or neck. Cancer has spread to the lymph nodes. The cancer ...
  5. Cancer of the Oral Cavity and Pharynx From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    Oral Cavity and Pharynx Cancer statistics
  6. Throat Cancer/Start Here
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  8. David Kaye has fought stage 3 throat cancer with help from his wife, who also served as his caregiver. ... caregiving journey Husband and wife fight stage 3 throat cancer together David Kaye never thought anything could hurt ...
  9. HPV Vaccine: Access and Use in the U.S. (Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation)  
    HPV/Statistics and Research ... HPV ... This factsheet discusses HPV and related cancers, use of the HPV vaccines for both females and males, and insurance coverage ...
  10. Mouth Growths (Merck & Co., Inc.)  
    Mouth Growths - Learn about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis & treatment from the Merck Manuals - Medical Consumer Version. ... growth in the mouth,warts in the mouth, ...
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