Squamous Cell Carcinomas is the most common type of throat cancer around the world as it develops in the inner lining of the throat. African-American people have the highest risk of throat cancer, and minor salivary gland cancer is especially found in North America and the Middle East. If you are a regular smoker and drink alcohol, then you are at risk of developing throat cancer at an early age. HPV is one of the major factors of throat cancer and is generally spread through oral sex. Men are four times more likely to suffer from throat cancer than women around the world.

Symptoms of Throat Cancer

The symptoms of Throat Cancer may vary from person to person. And, if you have any of the following health issues, it is advisable to consult the doctor:

  • Ear Pain

  • Weight Loss

  • Cough / Sore Throat

  • Lump in the Neck

  • Breathing Problem

  • Hoarse Voice

  • Difficulty in Swallowing

It is imperative that throat cancer is diagnosed at an early stage and there is no confusion about the stage the patient is at. This helps in getting satisfactory treatment and causes minimal damage to throat and the health of the patient. MediMantra has a team of highly skilled cancer specialists and a network of hospitals that are equipped with modern technology, 3D imagining and screening.

Recommended Tests

  • Biopsy

  • FNA [Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy]

  • Conventional Incisional Biopsy

  • CAT Scan

  • MRI

  • Chest and Dental X-Ray

  • Endopsy