Clinical study of 106 cases of laryngeal cancer

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Abstract

A clinical study was performed on 106 patients with previously untreated laryngeal cancer registered in Iwaki Kyoritsu General Hospital for 9 years between 1998 and 2007. Their mean age was 68 years. The male to female ratio was 14 : 1. The smokers were 99%. In 106 patients, 63 were glottic type, 42 supra-glottic type, 1 sub-glottic type. The 5-year type-specific survival rates were 78.1% in overall, 87.6% in glottic type, 62.8% in supra-glottic type. Our regional characteristics and life backgrounds of our patients were discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)119-123
Number of pages5
JournalOtolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (Tokyo)
Volume81
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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