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Malignant Oropharyngeal Neoplasm

MedGen UID:
Concept ID:
Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: CA - Cancer of oropharynx; Cancer of oropharynx; Malignant Neoplasm of Oropharynx; Malignant Neoplasm of the Oropharynx; Malignant Oropharyngeal Tumor; Malignant tumor of mesopharynx; Malignant tumor of oropharynx; Malignant Tumor of Oropharynx; Malignant Tumor of the Oropharynx
SNOMED CT: Cancer of oropharynx (363392002); CA - Cancer of oropharynx (363392002); Malignant tumor of mesopharynx (363392002); Malignant tumor of oropharynx (363392002)


A primary or metastatic malignant neoplasm that affects the oropharynx. [from NCI]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVMalignant Oropharyngeal Neoplasm

Professional guidelines


Lechner M, Liu J, Masterson L, Fenton TR
Nat Rev Clin Oncol 2022 May;19(5):306-327. Epub 2022 Feb 1 doi: 10.1038/s41571-022-00603-7. PMID: 35105976Free PMC Article
Parmar A, Macluskey M, Mc Goldrick N, Conway DI, Glenny AM, Clarkson JE, Worthington HV, Chan KK
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2021 Dec 20;12(12):CD006386. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD006386.pub4. PMID: 34929047Free PMC Article
You EL, Henry M, Zeitouni AG
Curr Oncol 2019 Apr;26(2):119-123. Epub 2019 Apr 1 doi: 10.3747/co.26.4819. PMID: 31043814Free PMC Article

Recent clinical studies


Richmon JD, Quon H, Gourin CG
Laryngoscope 2014 Jan;124(1):165-71. Epub 2013 Oct 1 doi: 10.1002/lary.24358. PMID: 23945993

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