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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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Laryngeal cancer" returned 173 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The role of NBI HDTV magnifying endoscopy in the prehistologic diagnosis of laryngeal papillomatosis and spinocellular cancer.
 

Author(s): Petr Lukes, Michal Zabrodsky, Eva Lukesova, Martin Chovanec, Jaromir Astl, Jaroslav A Betka, Jan Plzak

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2014 ;2014():285486.

 

Narrow band imaging (NBI) HDTV (high definition television) magnifying endoscopy is considered to be superior for the accurate display of the microvascular patterns of superficial mucosal lesions. Observation of changes in intraepithelial papillary capillary loops (IPCL) can help ...

Last Updated: 15 Jul 2014

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Chemometric methods for studying the relationships between trace elements in laryngeal cancer and healthy tissues.
 

Author(s): R Dobrowolski, J Klatka, D Brodnjak-Voncina, A Trojanowska, D Myƛliwiec, J Ostrowski, M Remer

Journal: Biol Trace Elem Res. 2014 Jun;159(1-3):107-14.

 

A quick and reliable method for the evaluation and classification of two types of tissues is presented. Several chemometric methods were applied to evaluate multivariate data of the tissue samples with respect to the content of trace elements. The content of Pb, Al, Zn, Cd, Cu, Ni ...

Last Updated: 11 Jun 2014

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Clinicopathological significance of cancer stem cells marked by CD133 and KAI1/CD82 expression in laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma.
 

Author(s): Lan Yu, Lei Zhou, Shiwu Wu, Xiaomeng Gong, Zhenzhong Feng, Li Ma, Bo Zhu, Nan Yao, Danna Wang, Huiming Dong

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Presently, CD133 is one of the hottest markers to characterize cancer stem cells and KAI1/CD82 is reported as an important marker for the metastasis and prognosis of many cancers. The purpose of our study is to explore the relationship between cancer stem cells (CSCs) marked by CD133 ...

Last Updated: 3 Jun 2014

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The terms "Laryngeal cancer" returned 15 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Human papillomavirus infection and laryngeal cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Xiangwei Li, Lei Gao, Huijun Li, Jing Gao, Yu Yang, Feng Zhou, Cong Gao, Mufei Li, Qi Jin

Journal: J. Infect. Dis.. 2013 Feb;207(3):479-88.

 

A number of molecular epidemiological studies have been conducted to explore the association of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection with laryngeal cancer. However, the findings are heterogeneous.

Last Updated: 7 Jan 2013

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Feasibility of intensity-modulated and image-guided radiotherapy for functional organ preservation in locally advanced laryngeal cancer.
 

Author(s): Nam P Nguyen, Alexander Chi, Michael Betz, Fabio Almeida, Paul Vos, Rick Davis, Benjamin Slane, Misty Ceizyk, Dave Abraham, Lexie Smith-Raymond, Michelle Stevie, Siyoung Jang, Steven Gelumbauskas, Vincent Vinh-Hung

Journal: PLoS ONE. 2012 ;7(8):e42729.

 

The study aims to assess the feasibility of intensity-modulated and image-guided radiotherapy (IMRT, and IGRT, respectively) for functional preservation in locally advanced laryngeal cancer. A retrospective review of 27 patients undergoing concurrent chemoradiation for locally advanced ...

Last Updated: 23 Aug 2012

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Transoral laser microsurgery for locally advanced laryngeal cancer.
 

Author(s): Isabel Vilaseca, Manuel Bernal-Sprekelsen

Journal: Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp. ;64(2):140-9.

 

In recent years, surgical treatment of laryngeal cancer has evolved towards transoral resections. Transoral laser microsurgery (TLM) combines microscopic control with the precise cutting and coagulation capability that laser equipment has, making it possible to remove laryngeal tumours ...

Last Updated: 7 Mar 2013

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Observational Study of Swallowing Function After Treatment of Advanced Laryngeal Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Laryngeal Cancer

 

Last Updated: 21 Aug 2014

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Last Updated: 10 Dec 2014

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Value of Narrow Band Imaging (NBI) Endoscopy in the Early Diagnosis of Laryngeal Cancer and Precancerous Lesions
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chronic Inflammation of Hypopharynx; Hoarseness; Macroscopic Laryngeal Lesions; Histological Confirmation of Dysplasia; Carcinoma in Situ; Invasive Carcinoma of Larynx; Invasive Carcinoma of Hypo Pharynx; Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis

 

Last Updated: 3 Mar 2015

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