Laryngeal And Hypopharyngeal Cancer

  • 1. Statistics of Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Executive Summary A laryngeal carcinoma is a form of head and neck cancer that is quite frequent. In the United States, a rough estimate is that around 12,620 persons (9,940 men and 2,680 women) are likely to be diagnosed with laryngeal cancer this year. The annual incidence rates of this diseas...
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  • 2. Medical Illustration for Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • The image below illustrates the different parts that get affected by head and neck cancers.  LARYNGEAL CANCER The below pictures depict (a) the anatomy of a larynx and (b) what a laryngeal cancer looks like.                                     ...
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  • 3. Risk Factors of Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Risk factors influence the chance of developing cancer (laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancers) among individuals, but individuals with no risk factors also develop cancer. The common risk factors for laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancers include use of alcohol, use of tobacco, ag...
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  • 4. Prevention for Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Studies are still evaluating the factors accountable for causing laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer, thereby devising ways to prevent these diseases. Even though there is no tested way to avoid these cancers altogether, people can surely lower their risk of developing the dise...
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  • 5. Screening of Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Cancer screening employs the systematic application of various tests to detect cancer (laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer). And the primary aim of screening for laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer includes detecting the disease. Thereby limiting deaths due to late diagnosis an...
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  • 6. Signs and Symptoms of Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Executive Summary The signs and symptoms of the laryngeal or hypopharyngeal region experienced by the individuals help describe the condition effectively. The most common symptoms of laryngeal or hypopharyngeal cancers include voice becoming hoarse or other vocal changes that do not go away with...
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  • 7. Types of Treatment for Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Treatment (laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer) recommendations depend upon the size, grade, and type of tumor, metastasis, possible side effects, and patient’s preferences and overall health. The standard treatment techniques used to treat laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer...
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  • 8. Clinical Trials About Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Clinical trials are considered a better method for treating laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancers. The evaluation of new drugs, different combinations of treatments, new approaches to surgery, and new therapies are a part of the clinical trials of laryngeal and hypopharyngeal ca...
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  • 9. Latest Research on Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Several latest research studies are underway to seek more information on laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer, related prevention methods, diagnostic process at the initial phase, and best treatment strategies. New targeted therapies are evolving besides immunotherapy to treat t...
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  • 10. Coping with Treatment for Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Treatments of laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer result in causing various side effects and changes to the body of the patient. And so, the results of treatment show variations among the patients. Sometimes the same treatment strategy used for a particular disease condition ev...
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  • 11. Follow-Up Care for Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Follow-up care for laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancers refers to the after-treatment protocols conducted by the healthcare team. This will involve looking out for recurrence, managing the side effects, and monitoring the overall health of the patient. The follow-up care will i...
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  • 12. Survivorship for Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Survivorship begins right after the disease (laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer) is diagnosed. People who have been taking treatments and whose disease condition has been cured post-treatment are also considered survivors. Survivorship is one of the most complex parts of havin...
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  • 13. Questions to Ask the Healthcare Team About Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal
  • Patients will have a lot of queries in their minds concerning their disease (Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal) condition. Open communication with the doctor and health care team is crucial in making informed choices regarding cancer treatment and care. Below is a list of questions patients can ask thei...
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  • 14. Additional Resources for Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Below are some links that can provide ample information regarding laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancers, covering all aspects of the diseases. These links will help render truthful information regarding the cancer types, their diagnosis, symptoms and signs, risk factors, treatments and post-treatmen...
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