[Swallowing and Voice Disorders in Cancer Patients].

  • Akira Tanuma
  • Published 2015 in Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy
Dysphagia sometimes occurs in patients with head and neck cancer, particularly in those undergoing surgery and radiotherapy for lingual, pharyngeal, and laryngeal cancer. It also occurs in patients with esophageal cancer and brain tumor. Patients who undergo glossectomy usually show impairment of the oral phase of swallowing, whereas those with pharyngeal… CONTINUE READING