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Hypopharyngeal Cancer

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Hypopharyngeal cancer is located in the lower section of the throat. Most of the time, patients are diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma, a type of cancer that develops in the lining of the hypopharynx (the bottom portion of the throat). Hypopharyngeal cancer is difficult to diagnose early because symptoms usually do not develop until the later stages. Florida Hospital Cancer Institute treats patients with hypopharyngeal cancer using the latest treatments. We specialize in minimally invasive procedures and cutting-edge diagnostics. See how our expertise can help you. Schedule an appointment today.

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A type of throat cancer, hypopharyngeal cancer is found in the bottom of the pharynx (throat). Most diagnosed cases of hypopharyngeal cancer are squamous cell carcinoma, a cancer that develops in the cells of the lining of the throat.

While the cancer is treatable, many patients do not experience symptoms in the early stages. This form of cancer is usually diagnosed in the later stages. This may limit the treatment choices.