Radiation Better Than Surgery At Preserving Speech For Patients with Head and Neck Cancer

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Head and Neck Cancer Treatment

Patients suffering from advanced head and neck cancer affecting their larynx can maintain vocal function by undergoing a combination of radiation therapy and chemotherapy instead of surgery to remove the larynx, according to a study published in the December 1, 2005, issue of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics, the official journal of ASTRO, the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology.

Doctors in the Department of Otolaryngology

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