Cancer of the tonsil develops in the part of the throat just behind your mouth, called the oropharynx. It is a type of head and neck cancer.
Get information on what tonsil cancer is and what the risk factors for this type of cancer are.
The main treatments for tonsil cancer are surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Your treatment depends on how far your cancer has grown and whether it has spread.
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