Laryngeal Cancer

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News: Laryngeal Cancer

What Is Laryngeal Cancer (Cancer Of The Larynx)? What Causes Laryngeal Cancer?  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Medical News TodayLaryngeal cancer (cancer of the larynx) is a rare type of cancer. It can cause hoarseness of the voice and swelling of the throat. The larynx, also known as ...

Patterns of alcohol and tobacco use affect head and neck cancer risk  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
news StoriesFor controls, 12179 were included for laryngeal cancer and 15589 for pharyngeal and oral cavity cancer cases. While smoking increased the risk of all head ...

Laryngeal tuberculosis presenting as a supraglottic carcinoma: a case report ...  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
7thSpace Interactive (press release)Case presentationWe describe the case of a 50-year-old Caucasian man who presented with the clinical picture of laryngeal cancer, but which turned out to be ...

Misinformation Campaign of use of asbestos condemned  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
MerinewsIn addition, the IARC newly confirmed that there is sufficient evidence that asbestos causes ovarian cancer and reconfirmed asbestos causes laryngeal cancer ...

MINISTER QUITS SMOKING  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Happyghana.comThe combination of smoking and alcohol consumption causes most laryngeal cancer cases. In 2003, an estimated 3800 deaths occurred from laryngeal cancer. ...

Head and shoulders (and necks) above the rest  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Lexington Minuteman...as an editor and co-author for Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Clinics of North America on the topic of “Voice Following Laryngeal Cancer Surgery. ...

Health Matters : What is Laryngocele ?  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)Laryngeal cancer occurs when there is an uncontrolled growth of malignant cells in the larynx and surrounding tissues. This disorder is seen more often in ...

Effects of total laryngectomy on olfactory function, health ...  -  ‎Jul 29, 2009‎
7thSpace Interactive (press release)For comparison an age and gender matched control group with laryngeal cancer treated with radical radiotherapy was included. Olfactory function was assessed

20 cancer symptoms we often ignore  -  ‎Jul 26, 2009‎
In-Forum...voice: If the quality of your voice changes for no reason – for instance, you develop chronic hoarseness – you should be checked for laryngeal cancer.

The You Docs: Add a little chocolate to your workout  -  ‎Jul 19, 2009‎
Houston ChronicleCancer warrior: Compounds in this vegetable stop ovarian-, breast- and prostate-cancer cells from spreading, cut your risk of laryngeal cancer and inhibit

IOM: POSSIBLE AGENT ORANGE LINK TO PARKINSON'S, HEART DISEASE  -  ‎Jul 25, 2009‎
VA Watchdog dot OrgIn addition to Parkinson's and heart disease, there was "limited or suggestive evidence" of an association between the herbicides and laryngeal cancer as

Oh me throat  -  28 Dec 2008
Malaysia Star,CANCER of the throat is also known as laryngeal cancer. The larynx consists of three main areas – supraglottis, glottis and sub glottis.

Parotid gland sparing IMRT for head and neck cancer improves ...  -  Dec 9, 2008
7thSpace Interactive (press release),Laryngeal cancer patients in general had fewer complaints than oropharynx cancer patients but both groups benefited from IMRT. Within the IMRT group the

HPA gives smokers 4000 reasons to quit  -  Dec 16, 2008
IrishDentist.ie,Attending the launch and addressing the audience was an ex-smoker of 42 years, Gary Burnside, who was diagnosed with laryngeal cancer in spring 2005.

Hear, Here  -  Dec 12, 2008
New Haven Independent,Friedman (pictured) began providing treatment for allergies and for ENT ailments stemming from recurrent sore throats, vertigo or laryngeal cancer.

Sie sind hier: Home > Pressemitteilung: Preis für Forschungen zur ...  -  Dec 22, 2008
Informationsdienst Wissenschaft (Pressemitteilung),Der mit 5.000 Euro dotierte Preis wurde vergeben für die Publikation "Validation of the EORTC QLQ-C30 and EORTC QLQ-H&N35 in Laryngeal Cancer Patients after

‘That’s what smoking will do'  -  Nov 14, 2008
Times-Mail (subscription),The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2008, about 12250 people in the United States will be diagnosed with laryngeal cancer and about 3670 will die

Oct 31 The Canaries in the Mine  -  Oct 31, 2008
ARRL,Laryngeal Cancer Deaths: 0.60 (0.40-0.80) -- this is a significant result that hams are less likely to die from this often smoking-related disease than the

Finding the right mix for head and neck cancer treatment  -  Nov 10, 2008
HemOncToday,...with concurrent cisplatin was superior to induction cisplatin plus fluorouracil followed by radiotherapy in patients with advanced laryngeal cancer.

Death records for November 9, 2008  -  Nov 8, 2008
Henderson Gleaner,Tolliver, Robert; 84; Evansville, died Oct. 13, pneumonia, laryngeal cancer. Wallenmeyer, George H.; 80, Evansville, died Oct. 27, septic shock,

An artist’s masterstroke for cancer research  -  12 Jul 2008
TODAYonline,The 1983 winner of the Singapore Cultural Medallion for Literature died from laryngeal cancer and had bequeathed part of his estate to aid research in NCCS.

Govt accused of neglecting Laryngeal cancer,  -  Jun 16, 2008
Africa Science News Service,The Kenya Association of Laryngectomes has appealed to the government to shift some of its attention to Laryngeal cancer from its more known counterparts

Fumbling Financials  -  Jul 8, 2008
Minyanville.com,...most part everyone ignored the warning like a patient that's had laryngeal cancer surgery and still smokes cigarettes through the hole in their neck.

Saving lives... All in a day's work  -  Jun 24, 2008
oralhealthjournal.com,The death rate for oral cancer is higher than that of cancers which we hear about routinely, such as cervical cancer, Hodgkin's lymphoma, laryngeal cancer,

Health briefs: June19, 2008  -  Jun 19, 2008
Terre Haute Tribune Star,According to Baysinger, the support group is being formed “to provide a forum for those who have had laryngeal cancer. It is a way for us to support each

Pulsed Angiolytic Laser Therapy Effective for Laryngeal Cancer  -  May 9, 2008
Cancer Consultants,Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital have reported promising results of treatment of early-stage laryngeal cancer with a new laser called the

Lasers May Treat Cancers of Larynx  -  May 5, 2008
New York Times,Even then, only an estimated 2000 of the 11300 people, mostly men, who develop laryngeal cancer in this country each year seem likely to be candidates for

Father of teen crash victim dies  -  May 16, 2008
Argus Lite,He died on May 8 from laryngeal cancer after four weeks in the Princess Royal Hospital in Haywards Heath. He had been discharged two days before his son's

When Getting to the Doctor Is Half the Battle  -  May 5, 2008
Newswise (press release)Thomas Hainze — an 84-year-old Texan left voiceless by laryngeal cancer — uses a combination of family and technology to solve his appointment challenge.

He Drives Me Crazy  -  May 7, 2008
ChristianityToday.com,We traveled through unmapped wilderness when my then 35-year-old husband was diagnosed with laryngeal cancer. Had I been privy to the bumpy detours to come,

A healthy voice, a healthy you  -  May 1, 2008
Sault Star,...surgical complications; laryngeal cancer; conditions such as cleft palate or neuromuscular diseases; hearing impairment; growths (nodules,

Study Examines Factors Associated With Survival in Advanced ...  -  Dec 26, 2007
MedIndia,...analyzed data from a national cancer registry containing 7019 patients diagnosed with advanced laryngeal cancer between 1995 and 1998.

Total Laryngectomy Improves Survival in Advanced Laryngeal Cancer  -  Dec 19, 2007
MedPage Today,19 -- Contradicting earlier findings on advanced laryngeal cancer, patients appear to do better with total laryngectomy than with larynx-conserving

Race, Gender and Insurance Plans all Affect Cancer Survival  -  Dec 21, 2007
dBTechno,Washington (dbtechno) - Data from 1995 to 1998 on over 7000 cancer patients in the US national cancer registry shows that Laryngeal Cancer survival rates

High Meat Consumption Linked to Heightened Cancer Risk  -  Dec 11, 2007
Washington Post,High red meat intake was also associated with increased risk of esophageal and liver and a borderline increased risk for laryngeal cancer.

He survived cancer, now runs a panchayat samiti  -  Dec 18, 2007
Newindpress,CUTTACK: Life of teacher-turned-politician Suru Bagh of Bubel village in Balangir district, post-laryngeal cancer surgery, has become a role model for other

RadiationFound to Be MoreEffective thanSurgery at PreventingSecond ...  -  Dec 8, 2007
MediaSyndicate (press release)...resulted in a long term statistically significant increased risk of developing a second laryngeal cancer which radiation appears to protect against.

'Miracle' cancer patient in McCandless finds a new voice  -  Dec 5, 2007
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review,But Dr. Philip Pollice, another member of the Metropolitan team and a specialist in treating laryngeal cancer, told him radiation was no longer an option.

found to be more effective than surgery at preventing second ...  -  Nov 16, 2007
Medical News Today (press release),...surgical management of these patients resulted in a long term statistically significant increased risk of developing a second laryngeal cancer which

alternative medicines and treatment for laryngitis  -  Nov 12, 2007
American Chronicle,...a person whose symptoms persist more than a few weeks should be evaluated for cancer (see nose and throat cancers: laryngeal cancer ). treatment of

new studies confirm cancer is alcohol's  -  Nov 12, 2007
Toronto Star,...the group identified alcohol as a contributing cause of mouth and oropharynx cancer, esophageal cancer, liver cancer, laryngeal cancer, and now, colon,

natural health  -  Nov 7, 2007
Nigerian Tribune,88 per cent for oesophageal cancer, 56 per cent for colorectal cancer, 83 per cent for laryngeal cancer, 25 per cent for breast cancer, 73 per cent for

international voice conference from tomorrow  -  Nov 20, 2007
Pune Newsline,...a vital organ but also because of the loss of the power of speech. the laryngeal cancer patient, who is already mentally depressed due to his disease,

car air fresheners, smoking in car increase cancer risk  -  Nov 3, 2007
Associated Content,...throat, and laryngeal cancer patients often suffer especially painful death, because they can't properly swallow food or breath. furthermore,

uranium company won't admit the health dangers  -  Oct 29, 2007
The Coloradoan,...diseases of the circulatory system; liver cancer and cirrhosis; and laryngeal cancer. one study even shows higher death rates due to accidents,

aging lifestyles: lower your expectations and increase your happiness  -  Nov 2, 2007
Bend Weekly,...reflecting that observation, the doctor adds that he was recently diagnosed with laryngeal cancer. "i knew within a nanosecond of learning my diagnosis and

man's gift after death helps lift disabled adults  -  Oct 30, 2007
Detroit Free Press,...dinan, 48, manager of his family's land development business in livonia, jd dinan co., died in 2006 after a two-year battle with laryngeal cancer. in his

MousePlanet's weekly mailbag compilation  -  17 Oct 2007
MousePlanet,A close friend was diagnosed with laryngeal cancer with lymph node involvement last year. She is a single mom of 3 beautiful children, who survived her

New treatment option approved for head and neck  -  Oct 4, 2007
Cancerfacts.com,Whether you’re a newly diagnosed laryngeal cancer patient, a survivor, or a friend or relative of either, this book offers help.

Walt Crowley memorial draws a big crowd  -  Oct 2, 2007
Seattle Post IntelligencerMcCaffrey's home computer had details of what her husband, Walt Crowley, hoped for the future if surgery for laryngeal cancer had a fatal complication.

Crowley penned a plan for HistoryLink's future  -  Sep 23, 2007
Seattle Times,Crowley, 60, who had been fighting laryngeal cancer for two years, underwent surgery Wednesday, suffered a stroke the following day and died Friday night.

Beloved Seattle historian Walt Crowley dies  -  Sep 21, 2007
KOMO,Crowley , who co-founded HistoryLink.org, the online encyclopedia of Washington state history, was diagnosed with laryngeal cancer in July 2005 after

`30-50% of cancers preventable by avoiding tobacco`  -  Sep 22, 2007
KanglaOnline,Observing that 96% of lung cancer, 75% of laryngeal cancer and 66% of oral cancer are related to smoking, the doctor said that apart from causing harm to

A Web site on a headstone? That's what Walt Crowley wanted  -  Oct 5, 2007
Seattle Post IntelligencerA few days before local historian Walt Crowley had surgery for laryngeal cancer, he penned a "Just in Case" letter in case there was a fatal complication.

NEW MISS BLYTHE TO BE CROWNED  -  Oct 4, 2007
Quartzsite Times,...is attending Palo Verde College. Her platform is Boosting the Awareness of Laryngeal Cancer. She will be performing a modern ballet routine.



Background information on Laryngeal Cancer [When available]

Cancer of the larynx also may be called laryngeal cancer. Cancer can develop in any part of the larynx. Most cancers of the larynx begin in the glottis. The inner walls of the larynx are lined with cells called squamous cells. Almost all laryngeal cancers begin in these cells. These cancers are called squamous cell carcinomas.

If cancer of the larynx spreads (metastasizes), the cancer cells often spread to nearby lymph nodes in the neck. The cancer cells can also spread to the back of the tongue, other parts of the throat and neck, the lungs, and other parts of the body. When this happens, the new tumor has the same kind of abnormal cells as the primary tumor in the larynx. For example, if cancer of the larynx spreads to the lungs, the cancer cells in the lungs are actually laryngeal cancer cells. The disease is called metastatic cancer of the larynx, not lung cancer. It is treated as cancer of the larynx, not lung cancer. Doctors sometimes call the new tumor "distant" disease.

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