Tonsil cancer

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What is tonsil cancer?

The tonsils are located the back and sides of the throat and base of the tongue. A malignant growth of cells can form in the tonsil tissue and cause cancer.

Common symptoms reported by people with tonsil cancer

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with tonsil cancer

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Compare treatments taken by people with tonsil cancer

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Who has tonsil cancer on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 0
30s 0
40s 1
50s 6
60s 6
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 5
Female 9

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 5
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from tonsil cancer patients who have completed their condition history
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