Use of Larynx-Preservation Strategies in the Treatment of Laryngeal Cancer: Guideline Summary Slide Set

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Use of Larynx-Preservation Strategies in the Treatment of Laryngeal Cancer: Guideline Summary Slide Set

Description

This slideshow summarizes the American Society of Clinical Oncology guideline on the use of larynx-preservation strategies in the treatment of laryngeal cancer.

This slideshow addresses the following topics:

  • Guideline methodology
  • Background
  • Guideline questions
    • What are the larynx-preservation treatment options for limited stage (T1, T2) primary site disease that do not compromise survival? What are the considerations in selecting among them?
    • What are the larynx-preservation treatment options for advanced stage (T3, T4) primary site disease that do not compromise survival? What are the considerations in selecting among them?
    • What is the appropriate treatment of the regional cervical nodes in patients with laryngeal cancer who are treated with an organ-preservation approach?
    • Are there methods for prospectively selecting patients with laryngeal cancer to increase the likelihood of successful larynx preservation?
  • Summary
  • Conclusions

Developer:

American Society of Clinical Oncology

Funding Sources:

American Society of Clinical Oncology

History

Release Date: 2006
Original Summary: August 2006
Last Updated: 04/10/13

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