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 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 ...
  3. Throat Cancer (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
    Throat Cancer/Start Here ... Throat Cancer ... Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  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. 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 ...
  7. Throat Cancer/Start Here
  8. Cancer Chemotherapy/Related Issues ... Cancer Chemotherapy ... National Cancer Institute ... Cancer treatments may cause mouth, throat and dental problems such as changes ...
  9. HPV (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... cancer Anal cancer Some types of oral and throat cancer Vulvar cancer Vaginal cancer Penile cancer Most HPV ... is for people who have certain oral and throat cancers. They may have different treatment options. Can HPV ...
  10. Oral Cancer Foundation (Oral Cancer Foundation)  
    ... as mouth cancer, tongue cancer, tonsil cancer, and throat cancer. Approximately 54,000 people in the US will ... add the head and neck subcategory of laryngeal throat cancers, the rates of occurrence (about 12,000 additional ...
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