Trachea cancer - pictures

Trachea cancer - pictures

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Trachea cancer - It is rare and represents approximately 0.1% (1 in 1,000) of all cancers. The most common cancers are squamous cell carcinoma and adenoid cystic carcinoma. The trachea (windpipe) is the tube that connects your mouth and nose to the lungs. The trachea is in the neck and is in front of the gullet (esophagus). It is about 10-16cm long and is made of tough rings of fibrous tissue (cartilage). You can feel this if you touch the front of the neck.


Trachea cancer - Signs, symptoms and causes

-The most common symptoms are:

a dry cough

dyspnoea

hoarsely

difficulty swallowing

fever, chills and infections

coughing up blood

wheezing.

These symptoms are common to many conditions other than cancer. However, it is important to tell your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.


Trachea cancer - Treatment

Trachea cancer treatment will depend on a number of factors, including the overall health status of the position and the size of the cancer and whether it has spread throughout the body. The main treatments for cancer are surgery and radiotherapy trachea. They can be administered alone or in combination.