Neuroendocrine neoplasms of the larynx: advances in identification, understanding, and management.

@article{Ferlito2006NeuroendocrineNO,
  title={Neuroendocrine neoplasms of the larynx: advances in identification, understanding, and management.},
  author={Alfio Ferlito and Kenneth Owen Devaney and Alessandra Rinaldo},
  journal={Oral oncology},
  year={2006},
  volume={42 8},
  pages={770-88}
}
While 85-90% of laryngeal malignancies prove to be squamous carcinomas, the second most common tumour type found in the laryngeal region will prove to be a member of the family of neuroendocrine tumours. Laryngeal carcinoid tumours have a capacity for metastasis, and so are more aggressive tumours than their light microscopic features might imply--5-year survival rates are in the vicinity of 50%. Laryngeal atypical carcinoid tumours are lesions with a well-recognized capacity for local… CONTINUE READING
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