Laryngeal cancer

Common Name(s)

Laryngeal cancer

Laryngeal cancer is a rare form of cancer characterized by abnormal cell growth in the voice box. Cancerous cells in the voice box can lead to impairment in speaking. Additionally, abnormal cell growth in the voice box can easily spread to other parts of the body. Individuals with this disorder may experience symptoms such as breathing problems, fatigue, and higher frequency of illness. This condition can be diagnosed with a physical exam, imaging tests, and a biopsy, which is where a part of the tissue is removed to be looked at under a microscope. Treatment depends on the stage of the cancer. If the cancer has progressed, doctors may suggest patients undergo chemotherapy or radiotherapy to destroy cancerous larynx cells.

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Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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Following organizations serve the condition "Laryngeal cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

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Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Laryngeal cancer" returned 258 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Laryngeal cancer: United Kingdom National Multidisciplinary guidelines.
 

Author(s): T M Jones, M De, B Foran, K Harrington, S Mortimore

Journal: J Laryngol Otol. 2016 May;130(S2):S75-S82.

 

This is the official guideline endorsed by the specialty associations involved in the care of head and neck cancer patients in the UK. Significantly new data have been published on laryngeal cancer management since the last edition of the guidelines. This paper discusses the evidence ...

Last Updated: 14 Nov 2016

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Component Analysis of Laryngeal Cancer Incidence Dynamics in Kazakhstan from 1999 to 2014.
 

Author(s): Vera Zatonskikh, Nurbek Igissinov, Saginbek Igissinov, Gulnur Igissinova, Zarina Bilyalova, Dariyana Kulmirzayeva, Anatoliy Venglovskiy

Journal: Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev.. 2016 ;17(9):4451-4456.

 

In this study, we examined epidemiological aspects of dynamic changes in incidences of laryngeal cancer in male and female populations in Kazakhstan.

Last Updated: 31 Oct 2016

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Clinico-Epidemiologic Patterns of Laryngeal Cancer: 5-year Results from a Regional Cancer Centre in Northeastern India.
 

Author(s): Chandran Nallathambi, Sobita Devi Yumkhaibam, Laishram Jaichand Singh, Thaodem Tomcha Singh, Indibor Yengkhom Singh, Nithinraj Daniel

Journal: Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev.. 2016 ;17(5):2439-43.

 

To determine the risk factors, clinical symptoms and patterns of spread in laryngeal cancer.

Last Updated: 9 Jun 2016

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Laryngeal cancer" returned 20 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The role of microRNAs expression in laryngeal cancer.
 

Author(s): Xin Yu, Zheng Li

Journal: Oncotarget. 2015 Sep;6(27):23297-305.

 

MicroRNAs (miRs, miRs) is a class of small non-coding RNAs, which posttranscriptionally regulate gene expression. Deregulated miRs are frequently obseved in patients with laryngeal cancer. In addition, numerous studies have showed miRs play significant roles in the pathogenesis of ...

Last Updated: 25 Sep 2015

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Tea and coffee consumption and risk of laryngeal cancer: a systematic review meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Jiangbo Chen, Shuo Long

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Tea and coffee are the most commonly consumed beverages in the worldwide. The relationship between tea and coffee consumption on the risk of laryngeal cancer was still unclear.

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2014

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Is there a role for intraoperative recurrent laryngeal nerve monitoring during high mediastinal lymph node dissection in three-stage oesophagectomy for oesophageal cancer?
 

Author(s): George Garas, Babar Kayani, Neil Tolley, Fausto Palazzo, Thanos Athanasiou, Emmanouil Zacharakis

Journal: Int J Surg. 2013 ;11(5):370-3.

 

A best evidence topic was written according to a structured protocol. The question addressed was whether there is a role for intraoperative recurrent laryngeal nerve monitoring during high mediastinal lymph node dissection in three-stage oesophagectomy for oesophageal cancer. A total ...

Last Updated: 13 May 2013

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Last Updated: 13 Sep 2016

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Combination of Cryosurgey and NK Immunotherapy for Recurrent Laryngeal Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Recurrent Laryngeal Cancer

 

Last Updated: 27 Jul 2016

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The Efficacy of Vocal Function Exercises for Laryngeal Cancers
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Vocal Folds

 

Last Updated: 28 Oct 2016

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