Voice quality after treatment of early vocal cord cancer: a randomized trial comparing laser surgery with radiation therapy.

@article{Aaltonen2014VoiceQA,
  title={Voice quality after treatment of early vocal cord cancer: a randomized trial comparing laser surgery with radiation therapy.},
  author={L. -M. Aaltonen and Noora Rautiainen and Jaana Sellman and Kauko Saarilahti and Antti Aarni M{\"a}kitie and Heikki Rihkanen and Jussi Laranne and Leenamaija Kleemola and Tuija K. Wigren and Eeva Sala and Paula Lindholm and Reidar Axel Grenman and Heikki Joensuu},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2014},
  volume={90 2},
  pages={255-60}
}
OBJECTIVE Early laryngeal cancer is usually treated with either transoral laser surgery or radiation therapy. The quality of voice achieved with these treatments has not been compared in a randomized trial. METHODS AND MATERIALS Male patients with carcinoma limited to 1 mobile vocal cord (T1aN0M0) were randomly assigned to receive either laser surgery (n=32) or external beam radiation therapy (n=28). Surgery consisted of tumor excision with a CO2 laser with the patient under general… CONTINUE READING
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