Laryngeal cancer

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What is laryngeal cancer?

The larynx or voice box is located at the base of the tongue within the throat. A malignant overgrowth of cells can form in larynx and cause cancer.

Common symptoms reported by people with laryngeal cancer

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with laryngeal cancer

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Therapeutic Massage)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Image Guided Radiation)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
laryngeal cancer (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Knee brace)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with laryngeal cancer, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with laryngeal cancer

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Therapeutic Massage)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
pain
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Image Guided Radiation)
Perceived effectiveness
for laryngeal cancer (1 evaluation)
Side effects
complete exhaustion coughing up phlegm 6 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
laryngeal cancer (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Knee brace)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with laryngeal cancer, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has laryngeal cancer on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 1
40s 2
50s 6
60s 8
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 3
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 5
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 9
Female 9

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 11
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from laryngeal cancer patients who have completed their condition history
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