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Laryngeal Cancer

Laryngeal cancer affects more than 12,000 persons every year in the U.S., and occurs in men more often than women. That is because the two main risk factors are smoking and alcohol abuse, which, in the past, have been more common among men than women. As these habits increase among women, the risk for these cancers also increases.

Cancers of the larynx are defined by the location:

There are different types of laryngeal cancer

Treatment for laryngeal cancer usually consists of surgery, radiation, and/or chemotherapy. Often, a combination of approaches is used depending on the stage of the disease and the presence of other medical conditions that may limit a person's ability to tolerate certain treatments.

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The Medifocus Guide on Laryngeal Cancer provides answers to the following important questions and medical issues:

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This MediFocus Guide contains an extensive listing of citations and abstracts of recent journal articles that have been published about this condition in trustworthy medical journals. This is the same type of information that is available to physicians and other health care professionals. A partial selection of journal articles that are abstracted in this MediFocus Guide includes: understands that consumers who are facing serious medical issues need access to credible, up-to-date medical information to help them make informed health-care decisions. That's why we've developed the MediFocus Guides...the most advanced and trustworthy patient research guides for over 200 chronic and life-threatening conditions. Each MediFocus Guide includes a detailed overview of the condition including information about diagnosis, treatment options, cutting-edge research, and new developments; excerpts of important journal articles from the current medical literature focusing on standard treatments and treatment options; a directory of leading authors and medical institutions who specialize in the treatment of the condition; and a listing of organizations and support groups where you can obtain additional information about the illness.

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