Throat Cancer

Throat cancer refers to malignant tumours of the throat area that often develop as a result of excessive smoking and alcohol consumption. The two main types are pharyngeal cancer, which develops in your throat (pharynx), or laryngeal cancer which develops in your voice box (larynx). Early symptoms, especially hoarseness when the vocal folds are affected, often enable successful treatment. Later symptoms such as throat pain, difficulties swallowing and breathing require differentiated treatment approaches, including laser therapy, surgery or radiotherapy. Integrative approaches also include treatments such as hyperthermia and mistletoe therapy.

Dr. med. Karsten Ostermann M.A.

An individual treatment plan based on the stage of the disease and the exact location of the carcinoma is crucial for the optimal chances of recovery from throat cancer. Causative factors should always be taken into account during treatment.

Dr. Karsten Ostermann

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