What is Throat Cancer?
Throat cancer is any cancer that forms in the throat. The throat, also called the pharynx, is a 5-inch-long tube that runs from your nose to your neck. The larynx (voice box) and pharynx are the two main places throat cancer forms. Throat cancer is a type of head and neck cancer, which includes cancer of the mouth, tonsils, nose, sinuses, salivary glands and neck lymph nodes.
Signs and symptoms of Throat Cancer?
It can be difficult to detect throat cancer in its early stages. Common signs and symptoms of throat cancer include:
- A change in your voice
- Trouble swallowing
- Unexplained weight loss
- Sore throat
- Constant need to clear your throat
- Persistent cough (may cough up blood)
- Swollen lymph nodes in the neck
- Ear pain
Traditional treatment options for Throat Cancer
There are various treatment options for Throat Cancer depending on the stage of the cancer but may include surgery, radiation and chemotherapy.
Utopia Wellness’ Intensive Medical Program for Throat Cancer
Throat Cancer is a very stressful diagnosis and your Utopia Wellness team understands this. We work with you to design a customized holistic plan to ensure you have the most effective alternative treatments for your specific cancer.