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Throat Cancer Chris Irving
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Order of Presentation - What is Throat Cancer and what does it encompass? - - History - -- Causes - --- Identifying throat cancer - ---- Effects - ----- Doctor Diagnosis - ------ Treatments, side effects, and preventive measures - ------- Questions
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What is Throat Cancer and what does it encompass? Cancer of the Pharynx Cancer of the Larynx Epiglottis Upper Oesophagus -AKA Cancer of the Pharynx. -Carcinoma (Mostly squamous cell). Cancer of the  pharynx region usually stays local in the lining of the  epithelial tissue. Can also be a Sarcoma ( Type of cancer that invades supportive tissue such as bone, cartilage, nerves, muscle, and fat). -Abnormal, cancerous cell growth within the lining tissue  of the pharynx or throat or neck region.
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History Head and neck cancer. (linked to oral, tongue, salivary gland, thyroid, pharyngeal, and epiglottal, and oesophageal cancers) 3% U.S. cancers, throat cancer less More common amongst men, especially 50+ Between 30-38,000 new cases of head and neck cancer per year in U.S.
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Tobacco Products Alcohol Consumption Overexposure to harmful chemicals
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2012 for the course PDBIO 305 taught by Professor Woods,a during the Fall '08 term at BYU.

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