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Throat cancer information

What is throat cancer?

Throat cancer is any cancer that forms in the throat. The throat, also called the pharynx, is a 5-inch-long tube that runs from your nose to your neck. The larynx (voice box) and pharynx are the two main places throat cancer forms. Throat cancer is a type of head and neck cancer, which includes cancer of the mouth, tonsils, nose, sinuses, salivary glands and neck lymph nodes.

Throat Cancer Types

Learn about the types of throat cancer.

Throat cancer symptoms

Read about common throat cancer symptoms.

Throat Cancer Risk Factors

Read about common risk factors for throat cancer.

Stages of throat cancer

Learn about the stages of throat cancer.

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