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Throat cancer

Throat cancer: Introduction

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 esophagus branch off. Throat cancers include cancer of the nasopharynx, cancer of the oropharynx and cancer of the hypopharynx. The cancer usually starts in the lining cells of the throat. ...more »

Symptoms of Throat cancer

Treatments for Throat cancer

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Throat cancer?

Throat cancer: Related Patient Stories

Throat cancer: Deaths

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Alternative Treatments for Throat cancer

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Types of Throat cancer

Causes of Throat cancer

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Disease Topics Related To Throat cancer

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Throat cancer: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Throat cancer

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Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" more »

Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis, when the condition is really a harmless complication of another infection, such as a common more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an more »

Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears off after about 15 more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be more »

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Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of celiac disease). more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, irritable more »

Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed early. Some of the chronic more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Throat cancer

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Throat cancer: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Throat cancer

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