Though guidelines suggest screening starts at 50, researcher says it's premature to change them
by churlock on Wed Jun 22, 2011 09:38 PM
I have off and on episodes of hoarsness, particularity in the morning--not everyday. If this isn't due to "old" age (I'm 67), what is the normal time progression of throat cancer (e.g., 1st symptoms of hoarsness, to really something obvious) , or where can I go to find info on this??
by emilys on Wed Jun 22, 2011 10:09 PM
go on line and type in throat cancer. I doubt you have that, you are just having the normal age thing. I get that, and i'm 56.
by animziki on Thu Dec 01, 2011 06:05 AM
my brother (who is 46) started having sore throats over a year ago, and was visiting doctors who did not run the right tests. Then finally this May, he was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer (HPV). It was an x-ray technicial who saw something on his slides, not a doctor. They said if they had diagnosed it correctly when he first went to the doctor he would have been at stage 1 and easily treatable.
by BeachBums on Sun Dec 11, 2011 07:06 PM
See an Ear, Nose and Throat Dr., this is where we started and correctly diagnosed my husband. The sooner the better.
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