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Cancer - throat or larynx

  • Alternative Names

    Vocal cord cancer; Throat cancer; Laryngeal cancer; Cancer of the glottis


    Prevention

    Avoid smoking and other tobacco exposure. Limit or avoid alcohol use.


    References

    National Comprehensive Cancer Network Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology: Head and Neck Cancers. National Comprehensive Cancer Network; 2010. Version 2.2010.

    Posner M. Head and neck cancer. In: Goldman L, Ausiello D, eds. Cecil Medicine. 23rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007: chap 200.

    Armstrong WB, Vokes DE, Maisel RH. Malignant tumors of the larynx. In: Flint PW, Haughey BH, Lund VJ, et al, eds. Cummings Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. 5th ed. St. Louis, Mo: Mosby Elsevier; 2010:chap 107.