Carcinoma in situ of the glottic larynx: excision or irradiation?

  title={Carcinoma in situ of the glottic larynx: excision or irradiation?},
  author={Cam Tu Janet Nguyen and Bijan Naghibzadeh and Martin J. Black and Louise Rochon and George Shenouda},
  journal={Head & neck},
  volume={18 3},
BACKGROUND The management of glottic carcinoma in situ (CIS) is controversial, with vocal cord stripping (S) generally accepted as the standard treatment, and radiotherapy (RT) as an alternative. We present our experience with 34 patients treated by either stripping or RT. METHODS ++Between 1974 and 1990, 34 patients with CIS of the glottic larynx larynx were treated at McGill University teaching hospitals. The median age at diagnosis was 67 years, with a male:female ratio of 6:1. All… CONTINUE READING


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