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Head and Neck Cancer

…The throat, also called the pharynx, is a hollow tube that starts behind the nose and leads to the food pipe (oesophagus) and the windpipe (trachea). Cancer can affect the three parts of the pharynx; nasopharynx, oropharynx and hypopharynx. Voice…

pharynx

The throat. This is a muscular tube about 10cm long that extends from the back of the nose to the top of the larynx and oesophagus….

larynx

The voice box. The larynx houses the vocal cords and connects the pharynx with the trachea.

pharyngectomy

The surgical removal of part or all of the pharynx….

laryngopharyngectomy

The surgical removal of part or all of the larynx and pharynx.

laryngoscopy

A procedure that allows the doctor to closely examine the larynx and pharynx using a tube inserted into your mouth and throat (laryngoscope).

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News: Alcohol consumption among students significantly declining

…evidence that alcohol use increases the risk of cancers of the mouth, pharynx, larynx, oesophagus, liver, and breast (in women), and probable evidence that it increases the risk of bowel cancer (in women). “Alcohol use may also contribute to weight…