Where this laryngeal cancer information comes from
On this page are the major sources of information that we use to put together this section of our patient information.
All our information is checked by cancer specialists and surgeons who specialise in treating cancer. The names of our specialist reviewers are at the end of this list. We also try to find patients to review all our sections. If you have had larynx cancer, are a resident of the UK and would like to become a patient reviewer, you can write to us by clicking on contact us.
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International Union Against Cancer
Editors: LH Sobin, MK Gospodarowicz, Ch Wittekind
NICE Referral guidelines for suspected cancer.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), June 2015
Link to the referral guidelines on the NICE website
Improving outcomes in head and neck cancer - the manual
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), November 2004
Link to the head and neck cancer guidelines on the NICE website
Diagnosis and management of head and neck cancer
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), November 2006
Link to the SIGN website
Consensus statement on management in the UK: Transoral laser assisted microsurgical resection of early glottic cancer.
ENT-UK Head and Neck Group, 2009, Clinical Otolaryngology 34, 367-373
National Head and Neck Cancer Audit. Health and Social Care Information Centre, 2013
Postoperative irradiation with or without concomitant chemotherapy for locally advanced head and neck cancer. Bernier J and others. New England Journal of Medicine, 2004. May 6, Vol 350 No19 1945–52.
Cisplatin, fluorouracil, and docetaxel in unresectable head and neck cancer. Vermorken J B et al. New England Journal of Medicine, 2007. Oct 25, Vol 357 No 17, 1695–704.
Neoadjuvant chemotherapy in head and neck cancer: should it be revisited? Specenier PM, Vermorken JB. Cancer, 2007 Oct 28, Vol 256, No 2 166–77.
Indirect fluorescence laryngoscopy in the diagnosis of precancerous and cancerous laryngeal lesions. Arens C et al. European Archives of Otorhinolaryngology. 2007 Jun;Viol 264, No 6 621–6.
Transnasal esophagoscopy: a high-yield diagnostic tool. Andrus JG, Dolan RW, Anderson TD. Laryngoscope, 2005 Jun, Vol 115, No 6, 993–6.
Radiotherapy versus open surgery versus endolaryngeal surgery (with or without laser) for early largyngeal squamous cell cancer. 2010. Dey, P and others, The Cochrane Collaboration
Mrs Marcelle MacNamara, MA Mphil, MBBS, FRCS
Professor Nick Slevin, MBChB,FRCP,FRCR
Dr Andrew Hartley, MRCP, FRCR
Mr Charlie Giddings, FRCS (ORL-HNS)
Richard Tunnard, patient reviewer
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