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laryngectomy

[lair-en-JEK-tuh-me] surgery to remove the voice box (larynx), usually because of cancer.

What happens after treatment for laryngeal or hypopharyngeal ...

... Restoring speech after total laryngectomy. After a ... properly. Stoma
(tracheostomy) care following total laryngectomy. Having ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/laryngealandhypopharyngealcancer/detailedguide/laryngeal-and-hypopharyngeal-cancer-after-follow-up

Surgery for laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancers

... Total laryngectomy: In this procedure, your entire larynx is removed. ... From
“Looking Forward...A Guidebook for the Laryngectomee”by RL Keith, et al ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/laryngealandhypopharyngealcancer/detailedguide/laryngeal-and-hypopharyngeal-cancer-treating-surgery

Surgery for laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancers

... Total laryngectomy: This surgery involves taking out the whole voice box. ... From
"Looking Forward...A Guidebook for the Laryngectomee" by RL Keith ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/laryngealandhypopharyngealcancer/overviewguide/laryngeal-and-hypopharyngeal-cancer-overview-treating-surgery

Additional resources for laryngeal and hypopharyngeal ...

... of vendors for laryngectomy supplies, including communication devices, stoma
covers, “neck breather' bracelets and more; laryngectomee clubs in ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/laryngealandhypopharyngealcancer/detailedguide/laryngeal-and-hypopharyngeal-cancer-additional

Moving on after treatment for laryngeal and hypopharyngeal ...

... Restoring speech after total laryngectomy. ... You will need training with a speech
therapist to learn to use this tool. Stoma care after total laryngectomy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/laryngealandhypopharyngealcancer/overviewguide/laryngeal-and-hypopharyngeal-cancer-overview-after-follow-up

Treating laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancers by stage

... Either radiation alone (without surgery) or partial laryngectomy can be
used in most people. Voice results tend to be better ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/laryngealandhypopharyngealcancer/detailedguide/laryngeal-and-hypopharyngeal-cancer-treating-by-stage

To learn more

... larynx cancer treatments, surgery, recovery, and what life is like after a
laryngectomy. Also has a complete listing of laryngectomee suppliers, an ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/sexualsideeffectsinwomen/sexualityforthewoman/sexuality-for-women-with-cancer-add-res

To learn more

... larynx cancer treatments, surgery, recovery, and what life is like after a
laryngectomy. Also has a complete listing of laryngectomee suppliers, an ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/sexualsideeffectsinmen/sexualityfortheman/sexuality-for-men-with-cancer-add-res

2005 Lane Adams Quality of Life Award Recipients

... television announcer for nearly four decades, underwent a total laryngectomy. ...
smoking, serves as an officer of the Laryngectomee Association, and ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/honoringpeoplewhoaremakingadifference/laneadamsaward/laneadamsrecipients/2005-lane-adams-quality-of-life-award-recipients

Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer

... Total laryngectomy: In this procedure, your entire larynx is removed. ... From
"Looking Forward...A Guidebook for the Laryngectomee" by RL Keith, et al ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003108-pdf.pdf