Throat Cancer

What does throat cancer feel like? What signs should you look for? Jon Michael Chan, MD, Department of Head & Neck/Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, discusses the symptoms and sensations of throat cancer and standard treatment options.

The human papillomavirus, or HPV, continues to be a preventable cause of many cancer cases across the globe. The most common type of cancer associated with HPV is cervical cancer, but it can also cause anal, vaginal, vulvar, penile and some kinds of throat cancer.