Throat Cancer Questions
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- The anti-smoking web sites list tons of past famous actors with throat cancer who ultimately died of the illness. There’s Sammy Davis Jr., Judy Holliday, Graham Chapman (of Monty Python), Amanda Blake, Richard Boone, Aldo Ray, and Lana Turner.
- Advanced throat cancer typically involves very large tumors that have spread to other parts of the head and neck, like from the pharynx (throat) to the larynx (voice box), or the lymph nodes, or even to other parts of the body.
- The anatomy of throat cancer involves the pharynx and larynx. The pharynx is the tube that starts from the back of your tongue and goes down your throat – I’ve read that it’s about five inches long. And the larynx, which is the voice box, sits just below that and above the t...
- Avoiding throat cancer has a lot in common with avoiding other cancers and health problems. Smoking or chewing tobacco is the biggest risk factor for throat cancer, so it’s important to avoid smoking or quit if you already do. Drinking a lot of alcohol regularly is another big factor.
- Yes, beating throat cancer is possible! But it helps a lot if you catch it early. I got my info from the NIH, which says that 90% of people can be cured, if they get diagnosed in the early stages.
- It definitely can be scary to think of the association between bleeding from the throat and throat cancer. However, there are lots of possible causes for bleeding. Sometimes tonsils can bleed. I’ve heard of cases where bloody coughs happened with pneumonia.
- I’ve looked around online and not found any reports of people being born with throat cancer. It’s certainly possible to be born with a genetic predisposition to certain cancers. But the biggest risk factor for throat cancer is smoking, which you can’t exactly do in the womb.
- There are a variety of things you can do to care for throat cancer patient. You can especially help the patient with eating well and maintaining a healthy weight, which can be challenging because patients tend to lose their appetite or have trouble swallowing...
- What causes stage 4 throat cancer is pretty similar to what causes the earlier stages. The biggest risk factors are tobacco (smoking or chewing) and drinking alcohol to excess. Stage 4 has just progressed much further than earlier stages. From what I’ve learned, stage 1 is usually a pretty small tumumor, less than 1 inch across, that’s just in one place...
- A number of celebrities with throat cancer have ultimately died of the illness. The anti-smoking web sites list many of them, as a sort of warning. Among actors, there’s Sammy Davis Jr., Judy Holliday, Graham Chapman (of Monty Python), Amanda Blake, Richard Boone, Aldo Ray, and Lana Turner.
- There are a variety of ways you can check for throat cancer. You can use your fingers to feel for a lump in your neck. Some of the other effects could show themselves in an obvious way, like a cough that doesn’t go away, or difficulty breathing, swallowing or talking. Sometimes people with throat cacancer also get headaches or pain in the ears...
- NO NOT AT ALL .he was ill before but there is no such thing abut him..........those who says he do....he is great singer a good mate of linkin park....u cannot say that think before u speak....!!!!!
- There are several ways of detecting throat cancer. A doctor might use a tiny camera on a cord (it’s called a scope) to look down your throat. That test is called an endoscopy. There’s also such thing as a laryngoscopy, where the doctor uses a similar kind of scope to look at your vocal chords.
- Yes, sadly, you can die from throat cancer. Your chances of survival are better the earlier you catch it. I found some details from the NIH, which says that 90% of people can be cured, if they get diagnosed in the early stages.
- There’s some chatter online about the Eddie Van Halen throat cancer myth, but the most reliable sites I found said it was actually cancer of the mouth. He was diagnosed in 1999 and had surgery. Then it came back and he was treated again.
- Yes, the endoscopy throat cancer test is one of the most common strategies for diagnosing the illness. It’s typically the first test you would do, unless the tumor is really big and can be felt from the outside.
- Hmm, I’m wondering if by evasive throat cancer you mean invasive throat cancer? I think invasive throat cancer refers to a more advanced stage, like stage IV, where the cancer is invading other tissues in the head and neck, or even around the body, or growing deep beneath the inside surface of the t throat...
- The easiest way to find famous throat cancer patients is to search for those who have died of the illness. The anti-smoking web sites list many of them, as a sort of warning. Among actors, there’s Sammy Davis Jr., Judy Holliday, Graham Chapman (of Monty Python), Amanda Blake, Richard Boone, Aldo Rayay, and Lana Turner...
- In terms of prevention, I think the foods to combat throat cancer are pretty much the same as the foods that help prevent any kind of cancer. Lots of fruits and vegetables are always good. Foods rich in antioxidants, like berries and red wine and green tea, are thought to help reduce the risk of cancer...
- No, it’s not genital herpes and throat cancer that are linked, it’s a different sexually transmitted virus, genital HPV (warts), which is a major risk factor for cervical cancer. The virus is transmitted to the mouth and throat through oral sex, and rates of the infection are rising.
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