How does throat cancer feel like?

Trouble swallowing: Throat cancer can cause pain or a burning sensation when chewing and swallowing food. You might feel like food is sticking in your throat. A lump in your throat: You may have a lump in your throat caused by an enlarged lymph node.

What are the 1st signs of throat cancer?

Signs and symptoms of throat cancer may include: A cough. Changes in your voice, such as hoarseness or not speaking clearly. Difficulty swallowing. Ear pain. A lump or sore that doesn’t heal. A sore throat. Weight loss.