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Cancer of the oropharynx is a subtype of cancer that affects the neck and head. Cancers of the oral cavity, nose, pharynx, larynx (voice box), trachea, and oesophagus can sometimes occur simultaneously.

Squamous cell carcinomas are the most common type of oropharyngeal cancer. (Source)

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Oralpharangeal Cancers Etiology

  • Smoking
  • Spicy food
  • Syphilis
  • Spirits [booze]
  • Sore tooth
  • Sepsis

Mnemonic: “6 S 


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