An objective assessment of voice production after radiation therapy for stage I squamous cell carcinoma of the glottis.

@article{Lehman1988AnOA,
  title={An objective assessment of voice production after radiation therapy for stage I squamous cell carcinoma of the glottis.},
  author={J. Lehman and Diane Bless and Jason Brandenburg},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={1988},
  volume={98 2},
  pages={121-9}
}
Radiation therapy has been the primary treatment for early glottic carcinoma, especially when restoration of normal voice is essential; yet objective evidence of the status of vocal function after treatment is lacking. The purpose of this study was to assess vocal characteristics of patients with glottic carcinoma after they had undergone radiation therapy. Twenty males, who had previously been treated with external beam irradiation for T1N0M0 squamous cell carcinoma with no subsequent evidence… CONTINUE READING