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Cancer of the Pharynx Prevention

What Can I do to Prevent Pharyngeal Cancer?

Avoiding or stopping the use of tobacco may decreas the risk of pharyngeal cancer Avoiding or stopping the use of tobacco may decrease the risk of pharyngeal cancer

Tobacco and alcohol consumption are the primary causes of cancers of the pharynx. The Stanford Cancer Center offers free smoking cessation services to help you stop smoking.

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