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Radiation-induced throat and vocal cord issues 

Depending on where the cancer is located, radiation therapy for lung cancer may affect the throat and vocal cords. 

Learn about throat and vocal cord issues during radiation treatments

Esophagitis and mucositis

Throat soreness (esophagitis) (Lung Cancer Alliance)

Managing radiation therapy side effects: What to do when your mouth or throat hurts (National Cancer Institute)

Radiation therapy side effects: Esophagitis and mucositis (Cleveland Clinic) 

Vocal cord issues

Vocal cord (fold) paralysis (National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders)

What is vocal cord paresis (paralysis)? (Medical News Today)