Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

@article{Jamal2020OropharyngealSC,
  title={Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma},
  author={Zohaib Jamal and Fatima Anjum},
  journal={Definitions},
  year={2020}
}
Oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC), commonly known as throat cancer or tonsil cancer, refers to the cancer of the middle part of the pharynx, known as oropharynx, which extends vertically from the soft palate to the superior area of the hyoid bone and includes the base and posterior one-third of the tongue, the tonsils, soft palate, and posterior and lateral pharyngeal walls.More than 90% of oropharyngeal cancers are squamous cell cancers, which is the cell lining of the oropharynx… 

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