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Cancer of the larynx: Understanding your diagnosis  
Abstract:  This section of the Guide to Your Head and Neck Cancer Treatment explains the function of the larynx and esophagus, and gives basic information about laryngeal cancer for patients who may be considering a laryngectomy. Diagrams showing the location of the larynx are included.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2007, November 1, 2010
UWMC Availability:  Otolaryngology/4NE; Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center; General Surgery/4NE; 4NE (Neuro-Neurosurg, Otolaryngology, General Surg)
General Topics:  Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders; Cancer
Specific Subject(s):  Symptoms and General Pathology; Larynx; Laryngectomy; Laryngeal Cancer; Esophagus; Diagnosis
Language(s):  Chinese; English; Korean; Russian; Spanish; Vietnamese
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Manual
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

Health Online Citation #3428

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