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Oropharyngeal Cancer


Oropharyngeal cancer is a malignant condition characterized by the development of abnormal cells in the oropharynx, which is the middle part of the throat that includes the base of the tongue, tonsils, soft palate, and walls of the pharynx. This type of cancer can result from various factors, including tobacco and alcohol use, human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, and genetic predisposition.