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Tracheal cancer

Tracheal cancer: Introduction

Tracheal cancer: The trachea (windpipe) is the tube that connects your mouth and nose to your lungs. It goes on to divide into the two airways (right and left bronchi) which supply air to each lung. . The most common types of tracheal cancer are squamous cell carcinoma and adenoid cystic carcinoma. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Tracheal cancer is available below.

Symptoms of Tracheal cancer

Treatments for Tracheal cancer

  • The main treatments for cancer of the trachea are surgery and radiotherapy. They can be given alone or in combination. Chemotherapy is usually given to relieve symptoms. This is known as palliative chemotherapy
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Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Tracheal cancer?

Tracheal cancer: Complications

Review possible medical complications related to Tracheal cancer:

  • Patients with tracheal tumors can present with catastrophic airway obstruction. Less-than-complete tracheal resection may lead to local recurrence. This may be acceptable if morbidity risks limit operative choice
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Causes of Tracheal cancer

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Tracheal cancer: Undiagnosed Conditions

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