The larynx, upper, middle and lower section, separated into 3 main sections, are opened and closed, our breathing, our conversation is the limb that provides. In the middle section of the larynx the vocal cords is located. The lower portion provides the link with the trachea.
Symptoms Of Cancer Of The Throat
Throat cancer usually occurs in regions near the vocal cords. Therefore, the first symptoms of cancer are related to the changes in sound. For example, your voice may be raucous than usual.
Other symptoms of throat cancer hoarseness are as follows:
- Difficulty in swallowing and pain when he swallows
- Swelling in the throat area
- Persistent cough
- Exceeding sore throat
- Breath stink
- Ear pain
- Shortness of breath
- His breath,wheezing, subtraction
- Unexplained weight loss
- Extreme weakness and fatigue.
That you cannot determine the exact cause for hoarseness in a short time 2-3 weeks and you should see a doctor.
If the cancer is not in an area near the vocal cords the first symptom and there may be swelling in the throat persistent sore throat.
Diagnosed With Cancer Of The Larynx?
You will get detailed information from your doctor about your symptoms and your health history examine. Later examination it is checked whether or not there is any swelling in the region of the larynx. Expert, in order to see the throat area "nasendoscopy" called a thin, flexible tube. This tube from the nose to the larynx is lowered. A tube with a light and camera on the end in the throat can be examined in more detail.
Who Carries The Risk Of Throat Cancer?
Of throat cancer, among various types of cancer, although it was not among the top 10 in terms of the incidence, especially among smokers are common. Some of the chemical components found in cigarettes, by changing the structure of the larynx prepares the ground for the formation of tumor cells. After 10-15 years of quitting smoking, due to smoking, the risk of developing cancer of the larynx 60-70% is decreasing at the rate of. Most cancer of the larynx aged between 55-64 years (30%) is a type of cancer that is found in.