Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Cancer of the Throat Incidence

Facts about throat cancer:

  • About 10,000 people develop throat cancer each year in the US.
  • About 4,000 people die from throat cancer each year in the US.
  • Men are 10 times more likely to develop throat cancer than women are.

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Last Updated: Aug 8, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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