What Are the Early Signs of Throat Cancer?




What are the early signs of throat cancer?

Throat cancer occurs when malignant tumors develop in the throat, voice box or tonsils. It is often classified into two types. If the tumor developed in the throat (pharynx), it called pharyngeal cancer. If the tumor developed in the voice box (larynx), it called laryngeal cancer.

Throat cancer often occurs in people who smoke or drink a lot. According to the American Cancer Society, that early signs of throat cancer include a sore throat, hoarse voice, difficulty swallowing, and a lump on the neck.

The signs of throat cancer vary from one to another. You should see a doctor and get more tests if you think you have throat cancer.

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