Respirator system Throat cancer
Throat The throat is a tube that runs from behind your nose and mouth down your neck to the opening of the esophagus and wind pipe.
Throat cancer • It is a disease that happens when cancer cells grow in a abnormal way in your throat. • This type of cancer happens when throat cells divide without control or order. • When cells keep dividing without control when new cells are not needed, a tissue is formed, it is called a growth or a tumor. • If tumor is made it can invade nearby tissues or other parts of the body.
Some Symptoms: • Sore throat • Feeling that something is caught in the throat • Difficulty chewing or swallowing • Difficulty moving the jaw or tongue • Voice changes or hoarseness • Pain in the head, throat, or neck • Lump in the neck • Unexplained weight loss
Some treatment are: • Surgery • Radiation therapy • Chemotherapy • Combined modality therapy