About throat cancer

There are several different types of cancer which can affect the throat, mouth, neck and chest. We refer to these as ‘throat cancers’, but medically they are known by other names that you may hear from doctors, nurses and researchers: oropharyngeal cancer, head and neck cancer, oral cancer, and mouth cancer.

Whilst our information is as accurate and current as possible, it should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice from your doctors.

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