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Laryngeal carcinoma

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

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
  • Surgery
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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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

Laryngeal carcinoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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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 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 "good" 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 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 more »

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Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, irritable 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 more »

Laryngeal carcinoma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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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

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.

Research about Laryngeal carcinoma

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Statistics for Laryngeal carcinoma

Laryngeal carcinoma: Broader Related Topics

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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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