Throat cancer refers to cancerous tumors that develop in your throat (pharynx), voice box (larynx) or tonsils.Throat cancer can also affect the piece of cartilage (epiglottis) that acts as a lid for your windpipe. Tonsil cancer, another form of throat cancer, affects the tonsils, which are located on the back of the throat. These are the signs and symtoms of throat cancer, A cough Changes in your voice, such as hoarseness or not speaking clearly, Difficulty swallowing
Ear pain,A lump or sore that doesn't heal,A sore throat, Weight loss. Make an appointment with your doctor if you notice any new signs and symptoms that are persistent. Most throat cancer symptoms aren't specific to cancer, so your doctor will likely investigate other more common causes first.