What is throat cancer ?
Cancer that starts at larynx or pharynx is termed as throat cancer. Their respective cancers are termed as laryngeal and pharyngeal.
Symptoms of throat cancer
- Throat pain
- Shortness of breadth
- Persistent cough
- Blood coughing
- Change in the voice
- Difficulty in swallowing
- Lump in the neck or throat
Causes of throat cancer
- Excessive alcohol consumption
- Epstein Barr virus
- Poor diet
- Family history of throat cancer
Diagnosis of throat cancer
- Physical examination
- Endoscopy of the larynx
- X Rays
- Blood test
- CT Scan
- MRI Scan
- PET CT Scan
Treatment of throat cancer
Cost of throat cancer treatment in India
Approximate cost of throat cancer treatment in India may vary between $ 3000 – 8000 USD. Although the cost varies as per the doctors or hospital chosen and the stage of disease.
BEST DOCTORS FOR THROAT CANCER TREATMENT IN INDIA
Dr. Himanshu Shukla – BLK, New Delhi has more than six years’ experience in oncology. His area of interest is in Head and neck cancer, Thoracic surgery, Gynae-oncology, and Minimally Invasive Robotic oncosurgery. He also has a special interest in Transoral Robotic surgeries (TORS), minimally invasive thoracic surgery using uniportal thoracoscopy/ Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgeries (VATS) and robotic-assisted thoracic surgeries (RATS). He is well versed with various Head and neck, Base Skull, thoracic surgery, and minimally invasive oncologic surgeries. He has more than 10 publications in national and international journals.
Dr HIMANSHU SHUKLA
Dr. S Kannan, Apollo Chennai is currently consultant – Head & Neck Cancer at Apollo Cancer Institute, Chennai. With 10 years of experience as an ENT Specialist, Dr. Kannan has proved to be an expert in Head & Neck Oncology. He chanced to attend many workshops and conferences on medical science around the world. This experience and learning provided him with immense knowledge and insights about the domain he is serving as a specialist.Dr. Kannan also has published research papers in international journals. He has participated in many national/international conferences.
Dr. S KANNAN
Dr. Sukrit Bose, Apollo Kolkata is a specialist in Otorhinolaryngology in Kolkata. He started his career in the field as a Residential House Physician in the Department of Medicine from Shambhunath Pandit Hospital in Kolkata. Since then he has held various posts over the years, having worked as Residential Surgeon at Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute and at other renowned hospitals. He has presented a number of papers at many national conferences on topics such as “Impedance Audiometry in Neonates”, “Gorlin’s Syndrome” and “Management of End Tracheostome”. Along with having presented at various conferences.
DR. SUKRIT BOSE
HEAD & NECK CANCER SPECIALIST IN INDIA
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