An uncontrollable growth of harmful cells in the throat can cause cancer. The throat which is muscular tube starts from the back of your nose and ends in the neck. The cancer on the throat develops in the flat cells that line up your throat.
The cancer spread to other organs that help you in speaking and breathing. The throat has several parts which can develop cancer. This type of cancer affects the larynx and pharynx along with the section behind the nose which leads to stomach and the lungs.
This type of cancer can also affect your cartilage which acts as a lid for your windpipe. Another type of throat cancer-Tonsil cancer affects the tonsils that are located behind your throat.