“The American Cancer Society estimates that about 38,000 people in the United States were diagnosed with throat cancer in 2011.”
– MD Anderson Cancer Center. Throat Cancer Facts.
Having a lump in one’s throat is an expression that means being emotional or holding back tears. For some, however, the phrase can be literal with serious consequences. For patients with throat cancer, a lump in the throat could be a tumor. Throat cancer is a treatable condition, but many of the treatment options can actually make swallowing more difficult for patients.More >