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Diseases » Throat cancer » Summary
 

What is Throat cancer?

What is Throat cancer?

Cancer of the throat. The throat (or pharynx) is the hollow tube inside the neck that starts behind the nose and finishes where the windpipe and ...more »

  • Throat cancer: A malignancy in the throat.

Throat cancer: Introduction

Types of Throat cancer:

Types of Throat cancer:

Broader types of Throat cancer:

What causes Throat cancer?

Causes of Throat cancer: see causes of Throat cancer
Risk factors for Throat cancer: see risk factors for Throat cancer

What are the symptoms of Throat cancer?

Symptoms of Throat cancer: see symptoms of Throat cancer

Throat cancer: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Throat cancer.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Throat cancer.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Throat cancer: see treatments for Throat cancer
Alternative treatments for Throat cancer: see alternative treatments for Throat cancer
Research for Throat cancer: see research for Throat cancer

Society issues for Throat cancer


Hospitalization statistics for Throat cancer: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Throat cancer:

  • 0.002% (246) of hospital consultant episodes were for malignant neoplasm of trachea in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 86% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of trachea required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 56% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of trachea were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 34% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of trachea were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 24% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of trachea required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 8.6 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for malignant neoplasm of trachea in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for malignant neoplasm of trachea in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Name and Aliases of Throat cancer

Main name of condition: Throat cancer

Other names or spellings for Throat cancer:

Head and neck cancer

Throat cancer: Related Conditions

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