Hypopharyngeal cancer

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Hypopharyngeal cancer

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hypopharyngeal cancer" returned 51 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A 13-Year Single Institutional Experience with Definitive Radiotherapy in Hypopharyngeal Cancer.
 

Author(s): Kiattisa Sommat, Sook Kwin Yong, Kam Weng Fong, Terence Wk Tan, Joseph Ts Wee, Yoke Lim Soong

Journal: Ann. Acad. Med. Singap.. 2017 Jan;46(1):32-36.

 

Last Updated: 9 Feb 2017

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Hypopharyngeal cancer: United Kingdom National Multidisciplinary Guidelines.
 

Author(s): P Pracy, S Loughran, J Good, S Parmar, R Goranova

Journal: J Laryngol Otol. 2016 May;130(S2):S104-S110.

 

This is the official guideline endorsed by the specialty associations involved in the care of head and neck cancer patients in the UK. With an age standardised incidence rate of 0.63 per 100 000 population, hypopharynx cancers account for a small proportion of the head and neck cancer ...

Last Updated: 14 Nov 2016

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A Retrospective Study of G-Tube Use in Japanese Patients Treated with Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy for Hypopharyngeal Cancer.
 

Author(s): Akihiro Homma, Hiromitsu Hatakeyama, Takatsugu Mizumachi, Satoshi Kano, Tomohiro Sakashita, Rinnosuke Kuramoto, Yuji Nakamaru, Rikiya Onimaru, Kazuhiko Tsuchiya, Daisuke Yoshida, Koichi Yasuda, Hiroki Shirato, Satoshi Fukuda

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Late toxicity after concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT), such as dysphagia, in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck has received a good deal of attention recently. The gastrostomy tube (G-tube) dependence rate 1 year after CCRT was reported to be 16.7-42.9% in ...

Last Updated: 25 Aug 2016

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The terms "Hypopharyngeal cancer" returned 4 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Surgical treatment of hypopharyngeal cancer: a review of the literature and proposal for a decisional flow-chart.
 

Author(s): F Mura, G Bertino, A Occhini, M Benazzo

Journal: Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2013 Oct;33(5):299-306.

 

Surgical resection is one of the standard therapeutic choices for the treatment of hypopharyngeal cancer, whether or not combined with postoperative radiotherapy. The type of operation depends on the extension of the lesion and the subsites involved and often requires some form of ...

Last Updated: 14 Nov 2013

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Outcomes of anterolateral thigh flap reconstruction for salvage laryngopharyngectomy for hypopharyngeal cancer after concurrent chemoradiotherapy.
 

Author(s): Wei F Chen, Kai-Ping Chang, Chih-Hao Chen, Victor Bong-Hang Shyu, Huang-Kai Kao

Journal: PLoS ONE. 2013 ;8(1):e53985.

 

To evaluate the functional and oncological outcomes of anterolateral thigh flap reconstruction for salvage laryngopharyngectomy after concurrent chemoradiotherapy for patients with hypopharyngeal carcinoma.

Last Updated: 15 Jan 2013

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Current trends in initial management of hypopharyngeal cancer: the declining use of open surgery.
 

Author(s): Robert P Takes, Primo┼ż Strojan, Carl E Silver, Patrick J Bradley, Missak Haigentz, Gregory T Wolf, Ashok R Shaha, Dana M Hartl, Jan Olofsson, Johannes A Langendijk, Alessandra Rinaldo, Alfio Ferlito,

Journal: Head Neck. 2012 Feb;34(2):270-81.

 

Squamous cell carcinoma of the hypopharynx represents a distinct clinical entity. Most patients present with significant comorbidities and advanced-stage disease. The overall survival is relatively poor because of high rates of regional and distant metastasis at presentation or early ...

Last Updated: 9 Jan 2012

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Interest of MRI in Preoperative Staging for the Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hypopharyngeal Carcinoma; Laryngeal Carcinoma

 

Last Updated: 11 May 2017

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Safety and Efficacy Study of Nimotuzumab Plus Neoadjuvant and Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy to Treat Oropharynx and Hypopharynx Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Oropharyngeal Cancer; Hypopharyngeal Cancer

 

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2012

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A Novel Modified Tracheo-Esophageal Voice Prosthesis for Total Laryngectomy Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Laryngeal Cancer; Hypopharynx Cancer

 

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2017

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