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Treatments for Tonsil cancer

Treatment List for Tonsil cancer

The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Tonsil cancer includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

  • Treatment of tonsillar cancers depends upon the type and stage of the cancer, as well as the age and other health problems that the patient might have. Treatments include:
    • Dental exam - to prevent oral infections or problems; often done before other treatment begins
    • Surgery - usually first line tretament
    • Radiation therapy
    • Chemotherapy
    • Combined therapy - may involve nay combination of radiotherapy, surgery and chemotherapy
    • Biological therapies - Cetuximab - May be used in combination with radiotherapy
    • Rehabilitation
    • Palliative management - treatment of symptoms rather than treatment of the disease with curative aim. Utilised when curative treatment is not possible, or the patient declines active intervention

Tonsil cancer: Is the Diagnosis Correct?

The first step in getting correct treatment is to get a correct diagnosis. Differential diagnosis list for Tonsil cancer may include:

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Hospital statistics for Tonsil cancer:

These medical statistics relate to hospitals, hospitalization 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)
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Hospitals & Medical Clinics: Tonsil cancer

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