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Hypopharyngeal Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Hypopharyngeal Cancer

For more information from the National Cancer Institute about hypopharyngeal cancer, see the following:

  • Head and Neck Cancer Home Page
  • Throat (Laryngeal and Pharyngeal) Cancer Home Page
  • Oral Complications of Chemotherapy and Head/Neck Radiation
  • Drugs Approved for Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer: Questions and Answers
  • Smoking Home Page (Includes help with quitting)

For general cancer information and other resources from the National Cancer Institute, see the following:

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    Last Updated: September 04, 2014
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