More young people in U.S. are getting oropharyngeal cancer

09/25/2013 | DoctorsLounge.com

The number of people younger than 45 who developed cancers of the base of tongue, tonsils, soft palate and pharynx rose between 1973 and 2009, a U.S. study found. These cancers increased 113% among whites and dropped 52% among blacks. Patients who underwent both surgery and radiation treatment had the highest five-year survival rate, researchers reported at an American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology meeting.

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