• outcome of having a partial laryngectomy? has anyone had this surgery done?

    Asked by annie2012 on Tuesday, January 24, 2012

    outcome of having a partial laryngectomy? has anyone had this surgery done?

    recently diagnosed with stage 1 laryngeal cancer. Can surgery really get it all? Also, what is radiation like to one vocal chord? The oncologist is saying I wouldn't have side effects such as dry mouth, change of taste, etc because the radiation can be so targeted to just that one area?

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    • KarenG_WN's Avatar
      KarenG_WN

      Hi Annie,

      I just wanted to check in and let you know that as we have several people online with head & next/throat cancer experience, I am confident someone will weigh in soon. In the meantime, I will reach out and see if I can find someone who can has had this done and can offer you some insight.

      Thanks!

      over 5 years ago

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