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Cancer of the Pharynx Diagnosis

A doctor examines a woman’s throat A physical examination of the throat is one of the procedures that may be used to diagnose pharyngeal cancer.

How is Pharyngeal Cancer Diagnosed?

Tests that examine the nose, throat, and neck are used to detect (find) and diagnose pharyngeal cancer.
The following tests and procedures may be used:

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