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Your pre-surgery treatment: For patients receiving treatment for head and neck cancer  
Abstract:  This section of the Guide to Your Head and Neck Cancer Treatment explains the pre-surgery plan and the surgical procedure for either a partial or total laryngectomy. Included are definitions for common terms, descriptions of the care providers involved, and an emphasis on the importance of good nutrition in the healing process.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2007, June 1, 2007
UWMC Availability:  Otolaryngology/4NE; Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center; General Surgery/4NE; 4NE (Neuro-Neurosurg, Otolaryngology, General Surg)
General Topics:  Surgery; Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders; Cancer
Specific Subject(s):  Nutrition; Larynx; Laryngoscopy; Laryngectomy; Laryngeal Cancer; Biopsy
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Manual
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

Health Online Citation #3434

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