Abnormal growth of cells in the throat, leading to cancerous tumors is called throat cancer. Throat cancer takes place in the tonsils, throat and voice box. Coughing blood, swellings, sore throat, irregular breathing sounds, hoarseness in the voice and difficulties in swallowing are some of the symptoms of this form of cancer. Radiation therapy, chemotherapy and surgery are treatment options, and preventive methods include avoiding smoking and limiting alcohol consumption.
HOW IS THROAT CANCER DIAGNOSED?
Airway obstruction is a complication that can arise from throat cancer.