Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Vocal Cord Tumor Outlook

What to expect with laryngeal cancer:

  • The long-term survival for laryngeal cancer is good if the diagnosis is made before the cancer spreads to other regions of the body.
  • Only about 1 out of 4 people with laryngeal cancer survive for more than 3 years after diagnosis.

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Last Updated: Feb 21, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Vocal Cord Tumor References
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