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What type of cancer does Max have on New Amsterdam?
Dr. Max Goodwin has Cancer. Goodwin, played by Ryan Eggold, learned about the news from Dr. Helene Sharpe, a character played by Freema Agyeman. She tells him that Max has squamous cell carcinoma, which is also known as throat cancer. Throat cancer or squamous cell carcinoma of the tonsil falls under the category of head and neck. This type of cancer is rather uncommon and it usually occurs in aging humans. It also tends to happen more in males than in females. Interestingly, throat cancer is often linked to alcohol consumption and tobacco smoking. The more you smoke, the higher the risk. […]