Tonsil Cancer Picture
Tonsil cancer is a type of Oropharynx Cancer. The specific areas of the oropharynx are the tonsils, tonsilar arches, soft palate,
walls of the pharynx, and the base and first 1/3 of the tongue. Tonsil
cancer is cancer that occurs in one of the three types of tonsils of the
throat. It most commonly occurs in the palatine tonsils, which are located
on either side of the throat, although it can also occur in the pharyngeal
tonsils (also called adenoids), which are behind the nasal cavity, or in the
lingual tonsils, which are at the back of the tongue.