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Oropharyngeal Cancers

Oropharyngeal cancer is a type of head and neck cancer in which cancer cells are found within an area of your throat called your oropharynx.More than 90% of oropharyngeal cancers are squamous cell carcinomas, which are cancers arising from the flat surface cells lining your mouth and throat. Often, oropharyngeal cancers are asymptomatic. Typically, the first sign is a lump in the neck. Other symptoms may include: Neck mass, Difficulty or pain with swallowing, Muffled voice, Ear pain, Throat pain or sore throat, Lump or mass in the back of the throat.

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Consultant Radiation Oncologist and Pain and Palliative Care PhysicianYashoda Hospitals

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Oropharyngeal cancer is a type of head and neck cancer in which cancer cells are found within an area of your throat called your oropharynx.More than 90% of oropharyngeal cancers are squamous cell carcinomas, which are cancers arising from the flat surface cells lining your mouth and throat. Often, oropharyngeal cancers are asymptomatic. Typically, the first sign is a lump in the neck. Other symptoms may include: Neck mass, Difficulty or pain with swallowing, Muffled voice, Ear pain, Throat pain or sore throat, Lump or mass in the back of the throat.