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Oropharyngeal cancer is a disease in which cancer cells are found within the anatomical borders of the oropharynx, which is the middle part of the pharynx. The prominent symptoms of the condition include a persisting sore throat, pain while swallowing, weight loss, ear pain, lump in the neck or throat.
HOW IS OROPHARYNGEAL CANCER DIAGNOSED?
An ENT specialist can diagnose the condition by examining the throat. The doctor may use fiberoptic scope to look at the throat closely for any abnormal tissue or mass. A biopsy may be required for definitive diagnosis.
HOW IS OROPHARYNGEAL CANCER TREATED?
Treatment may begin with radiation therapy followed by chemotherapy. A surgery may be needed to remove the cancer lump.
DID YOU KNOW?
Alcohol and tobacco use are considered to be the risk factors associated with this condition.