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What is Laryngeal carcinoma?

What is Laryngeal carcinoma?

  • Laryngeal carcinoma: Cancer of the laryngeal area. Smoking and alcohol increase the risk of this cancer.
  • 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)

Laryngeal carcinoma: Introduction

Types of Laryngeal carcinoma:

Broader types of Laryngeal carcinoma:

How serious is Laryngeal carcinoma?

Prognosis of Laryngeal carcinoma: Cancer can develop in any part of the larynx, but the cure rate is affected by the location of the tumor.
Complications of Laryngeal carcinoma: see complications of Laryngeal carcinoma

What causes Laryngeal carcinoma?

Causes of Laryngeal carcinoma: see causes of Laryngeal carcinoma

What are the symptoms of Laryngeal carcinoma?

Symptoms of Laryngeal carcinoma: see symptoms of Laryngeal carcinoma

Complications of Laryngeal carcinoma: see complications of Laryngeal carcinoma

Laryngeal carcinoma: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Laryngeal carcinoma.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Laryngeal carcinoma.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Laryngeal carcinoma: Otolaryngologist, Oncologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Laryngeal carcinoma.
Treatments for Laryngeal carcinoma: see treatments for Laryngeal carcinoma
Research for Laryngeal carcinoma: see research for Laryngeal carcinoma

Name and Aliases of Laryngeal carcinoma

Main name of condition: Laryngeal carcinoma

Other names or spellings for Laryngeal carcinoma:

Laryngeal neoplasm, Laryngeal cancer

Laryngeal cancer, Laryngeal neoplasm
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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