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From the category archives: Raleigh Capitol Ear, Nose & Throat

Throat cancer can be scary, but we are with you every step of the way. Our ENT specialists have extensive experience with throat cancers. Learn about treatments in our state of the art facilities.

When Is Throat Surgery Needed?

Throat surgery treats a wide variety of conditions, from life-threatening cancers to chronic sore throats and breathing difficulties. Because throat surgery may be an option for many types of diseases, we’ve compiled some of the most common reasons throat surgery may be needed.

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Do You Feel a Mass in Your Neck? Be Prepared to Answer These Questions at Your Doctor Appointment

According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, an estimated 49,750 Americans will be diagnosed with oropharyngeal cancer, which affects the back of the mouth or the throat. Sadly, of those newly diagnosed, only 57 percent will be alive in five years. If you believe you have mouth or throat cancer, make an appointment with your local ENT and be prepared to answer these questions at your appointment. 

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What You Need To Know About Throat Cancer

Do you smoke or use tobacco products? Do you drink excessive amounts of alcohol? Do you drink alcohol AND smoke? These habits place you at risk for developing throat cancer. While throat cancer is not one of the most common cancers, it can still have a devastating effect on someone’s life, particularly if the cancer damages the larynx, or voice box. Read more about the symptoms you should be watching for!


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Oral Cancer: The Importance of Early Detection

Pink ribbons declare the importance of breast cancer awareness month, and men are encouraged to be screened for prostate cancer, but when was the last time you were checked for oral cancer? Early detection is equally important for treating oral cancer, and your ear, nose, and throat physician can help. Read on to learn more about the symptoms of oral cancer as well as those that are commonly at risk.

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