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The Cochrane Library: Radiotherapy versus open surgery versus endolaryngeal surgery (with or without laser) for early laryngeal squamous cell cancer Intervention Review

        

The Cochrane Library: Radiotherapy versus open surgery versus endolaryngeal surgery (with or without laser) for early laryngeal squamous cell cancer Intervention Review

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Cancer of the larynx (voice box) usually begins in the glottis (vocal cords) as a squamous cell cancer (cancer in the membranes). Most people survive these cancers when they get treatment early (before the cancer spreads further into the larynx and surrounding area). Options include radiotherapy, open surgery (through the neck) or, more commonly now, endolaryngeal excision (surgery reaching the throat via the mouth, sometimes with a laser). The review of trials found there is not enough evidence... More
Material Type: Reference Material
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Date Added to MERLOT: January 18, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 03, 2011
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Keywords: Radiotherapy, endolaryngeal surgery, open surgery, cancer of the larynx, early laryngeal squamous cell cancer

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