cancer-icon
Squamous cell carcinoma of soft palate
My uncle recently diagnosed with Squamous cell carcinoma of soft palate and tonsilar fossa..is it a oral cancer or oropharyngeal carcinoma..I mean as far as treatment and staging are concerned ,which type do u labeled on this(oral or oropharyngeal)
43 Views v

Answers (2)

Like the answers? Consult privately with the doctor of your choice

Hello. Soft palate and tonsil are part of the oropharynx. So carcinoma arising know this region is staged and treated as oropharyngeal carcinoma. For localized or locoregional disease, treatment includes radiotherapy with concurrent chemotherapy. Thanks.
Answered
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
1/1 people found this helpful
Was this answer helpful?
Ca soft palate and tonsil comes under ca Oropharynx only. Treatment of  choice is radiotherapy with or without chemotherapy,  depends on stage and general condition of the pt
Answered
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
1/1 people found this helpful
Was this answer helpful?
Disclaimer : The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.
Disclaimer : The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.