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What is tests to conform throat cancer .and what are signs of throat cancer. What is costs for test
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Throat is a layterm it has 3 parts Oropharynx Hypopharynx and larynx Needs Indirect laryngoscopy videolaryngoscopy and upperGI scopy to completely examine it Symptoms can be nothing or pain while swallowing, bad breath, blood in saliva sputum or difficult swallowing, excessive saliva or secretions, altered voice ,pain radiating to ear
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meet ENT surgeon or oncologist for evaluation
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Clinical examination is needed and if necessary biopsy.
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There is no fixed test other than biopsy of a lesion which can confirm head and neck cancers The signs are any visible neck mass, change in voice , any ulcers in throat or difficulty in swallowing usually The costs vary on the site affected and the test ordered A simple clinical examination is the first step
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