Laryngeal carcinoma: Introduction
Laryngeal carcinoma: Cancer of the laryngeal area. Smoking and alcohol increase the risk of this cancer.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Laryngeal carcinoma is available below.
Symptoms of Laryngeal carcinoma
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symptoms of Laryngeal carcinoma
Treatments for Laryngeal carcinoma
- Surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy
- Specific treatment depends on the location, type, and stage of the tumour. Treatment may involve surgery, radiotherapy, or chemotherapy, alone or in combination
- Dental exam - Prior to treatment to prevent dental complications during treatment
- more treatments...»
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Laryngeal carcinoma:
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Laryngeal carcinoma?
Laryngeal carcinoma: Related Patient Stories
Laryngeal carcinoma: Complications
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Causes of Laryngeal carcinoma
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Less Common Symptoms of Laryngeal carcinoma
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Laryngeal carcinoma: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Laryngeal carcinoma
Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms
of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed.
The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over...read more »
Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea
is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance.
The digestive system contains a variety of ...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria,
but can also kill the ...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down
with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning).
In fact, it's more likely to be an infectious diarrheal...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with...read more »
Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to
consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi.
See melanoma and spitz nevi....read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent
difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases....read more »
Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases
are difficult to diagnose.
Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed early....read more »
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Laryngeal carcinoma: Research Doctors & Specialists
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- Lung Health Specialists (Pulmonologist):
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Hospitals & Clinics: Laryngeal carcinoma
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Laryngeal carcinoma: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Laryngeal carcinoma
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Laryngeal carcinoma: Animations
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Prognosis for Laryngeal carcinoma
Prognosis for Laryngeal carcinoma:
Cancer can develop in any part of the larynx, but the cure rate is affected by the location of the tumor.
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Research about Laryngeal carcinoma
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Statistics for Laryngeal carcinoma
Laryngeal carcinoma: Broader Related Topics
Types of Laryngeal carcinoma
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Definitions of Laryngeal carcinoma:
Carcinoma that arises from the laryngeal epithelium. More than 90% of laryngeal carcinomas are squamous cell carcinomas. The remainder are adenoid cystic carcinomas, mucoepidermoid carcinomas and carcinomas with neuroendocrine differentiation. --2002
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Laryngeal carcinoma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Laryngeal carcinoma, or a subtype of Laryngeal carcinoma,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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