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Diseases » Tonsil cancer » Summary
 

What is Tonsil cancer?

What is Tonsil cancer?

Cancer of the tonsils. The tonsils are small structures at the back of the throat that are a part of the immune system which helps ...more »

  • Tonsil cancer: A disorder characterised by malignancy that is located on the tonsils.

Tonsil cancer: Introduction

Types of Tonsil cancer:

Broader types of Tonsil cancer:

What causes Tonsil cancer?

Causes of Tonsil cancer: see causes of Tonsil cancer

What are the symptoms of Tonsil cancer?

Symptoms of Tonsil cancer: see symptoms of Tonsil cancer

Can anyone else get Tonsil cancer?

Contagion of cancer: generally not; see details in contagion of cancer.

Tonsil cancer: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Tonsil cancer.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Tonsil cancer.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Tonsil cancer: Oral Surgeon, Oncologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Tonsil cancer.
Treatments for Tonsil cancer: see treatments for Tonsil cancer
Research for Tonsil cancer: see research for Tonsil cancer

Society issues for Tonsil cancer


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

  • 0.013% (1,593) of hospital consultant episodes were for malignant neoplasm of tonsil in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 92% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of tonsil required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 75% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of tonsil were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 25% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of tonsil were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 16% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of tonsil required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Tonsil cancer:

Organs and body systems related to Tonsil cancer include:

Name and Aliases of Tonsil cancer

Main name of condition: Tonsil cancer

Class of Condition for Tonsil cancer: cancer

Other names or spellings for Tonsil cancer:

Tonsil cancer: Related Conditions

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