Laryngeal cancer as the name suggests is a fatal form of cancer or malignant cells that form in the tissues of the larynx. The most common symptoms of this disease include soreness in the throat along with ear pain. Usually people consider to be symptoms of cough and cold and hence the diagnosis is often delayed.
HOW IS LARYNGEAL CANCER DIAGNOSED?
The Oncologist/Homeopath diagnoses Laryngeal Cancer by examining the family medical history and conducting various tests. The most common test to diagnose Laryngeal Cancer is laryngoscopy to examine the larynx. In a severe case of Laryngeal Cancer, the doctor may conduct a biopsy to determine the stage of this cancer.
HOW IS LARYNGEAL CANCER TREATED?
The main treatments for laryngeal cancer are radiotherapy, surgery and chemotherapy. Radiotherapy or surgery to remove the cancerous cells from the larynx can often cure laryngeal cancer if it's diagnosed early. If the cancer is advanced, a combination of surgery to remove part or all of the larynx, radiotherapy and chemotherapy can be used.
DID YOU KNOW?
Use of tobacco products and drinking too much alcohol can increase the risk of laryngeal cancer.