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Laryngitis
Laryngitis is an inflammation of the voice box, or larynx (say "LAIR-inks"), that causes your voice to become raspy or hoarse. Laryngitis can be short-term or long-lasting (chronic). Most of the time, it comes on quickly and lasts no more than 2...

Laryngeal Cancer Treatment (Adult) (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
Incidence and Mortality Estimated new cases and deaths from laryngeal cancer in the United States in 2020:[ 1] New cases: 12,370. Deaths: 3,750. Anatomy The larynx is divided into the following three anatomical regions: The supraglottic larynx includes the epiglottis, false vocal cords, ventricles, aryepiglottic folds...

Laryngeal Cancer Treatment (Adult) (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
Laryngeal cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the larynx. The larynx is a part of the throat, between the base of the tongue and the trachea. The larynx contains the vocal cords, which vibrate and make sound when air is directed against them. The sound echoes through the pharynx...

Childhood Laryngeal Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
Laryngeal cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the larynx. The larynx is a part of the throat, between the base of the tongue and the trachea (windpipe). The larynx contains the vocal cords, which vibrate and make sound when air is directed against them. The sound echoes through...

Childhood Laryngeal Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
Histology Tumors of the larynx are rare. The most common benign tumor is subglottic hemangioma.[ 1] Malignant tumors, which are especially rare, may be associated with benign tumors such as polyps and papillomas.[ 2, 3] Clinical Presentation These tumors may present with the following: Hoarseness. Difficulty swallowing...

Oral Cavity, Pharyngeal, and Laryngeal Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Health Professional Information [NCI]
Oral cavity, pharyngeal, and laryngeal cancers may be referred to as head and neck squamous cell cancers. Head and neck squamous cell cancers most commonly arise from the mucosal surfaces lining the oral cavity, pharynx, and larynx. Pharyngeal squamous cell cancers are further categorized into nasopharyngeal...

Oral Cavity, Pharyngeal, and Laryngeal Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Health Professional Information [NCI]
Oral cavity, pharyngeal, and laryngeal cancers may be referred to as head and neck squamous cell cancers. Head and neck squamous cell cancers most commonly arise from the mucosal surfaces lining the oral cavity, pharynx, and larynx. Pharyngeal squamous cell cancers are further categorized into nasopharyngeal...

Oral Cavity, Pharyngeal, and Laryngeal Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Patient Information [NCI]
Screening is looking for cancer before a person has any symptoms. This can help find cancer at an early stage. When abnormal tissue or cancer is found early, it may be easier to treat. By the time symptoms appear, cancer may have begun to spread. Scientists are trying to better understand which people are more likely to...

Oral Cavity, Pharyngeal, and Laryngeal Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Patient Information [NCI]
Cancer prevention is action taken to lower the chance of getting cancer. By preventing cancer, the number of new cases of cancer in a group or population is lowered. Hopefully, this will lower the number of deaths caused by cancer. To prevent new cancers from starting, scientists look at risk factors and protective...

Oral Cancer
Oral cancer is the growth of abnormal cells in any part of the mouth or lips. Most oral cancers start in the lining of the lips or mouth where you have thin, flat cells called squamous cells. This type of cancer may also be called oral cavity cancer...

Lip and Oral Cavity Cancer Treatment (Adult) (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
Lip and oral cavity cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the lips or mouth. The oral cavity includes the following: The front two thirds of the tongue. The gingiva (gums). The buccal mucosa (the lining of the inside of the cheeks). The floor (bottom) of the mouth under the tongue. The hard...

Childhood Oral Cavity Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
Oral cavity cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the mouth. The oral cavity includes the following: The front two thirds of the tongue. The gingiva (gums). The buccal mucosa (the lining of the inside of the cheeks). The floor (bottom) of the mouth under the tongue. The hard palate...

Oral Complications of Chemotherapy and Head/Neck Radiation (PDQ®): Supportive care - Patient Information [NCI]
Oral complications are common in cancer patients, especially those with head and neck cancer. Complications are new medical problems that occur during or after a disease, procedure, or treatment and that make recovery harder. The complications may be side effects of the disease or treatment, or they may have other...