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tracheostomy

[tray-key-AH-stuh-me] surgery to create an opening of the trachea through the neck; also used as a term for the opening itself. See also stoma, trachea.

Surgery for laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancers

... A tracheostomy (tracheotomy) is an incision (hole) made in ... or pharyngectomy,
a temporary tracheostomy (using a ... tube known as a trach tube) may ...

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

Stomas (or ostomies)

... What the patient can do. Tracheostomy. Use pen and paper to “speak” or
communicate with others. ... What caregivers can do. Tracheostomy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies

Stomas (or ostomies)

... What the patient can do. Tracheostomy. Use pen and paper to “speak” or
communicate with others. ... What caregivers can do. Tracheostomy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies?ssdomainnum=5c38e88&url=http%3A//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%3Furl%3Dhttp%253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%253furl%253dhttp%25253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%25253furl%25253dhttp%2525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%2525253furl%2525253dhttp%252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%252525253furl%252525253dhttp%25252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%25252525253furl%25252525253dhttp%2525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%2525252525253furl%2525252525253dhttp%252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%252525252525253furl%252525252525253dhttp%25252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%25252525252525253fdocselected%25252525252525253dcaring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-depression&print

Stomas (or ostomies)

... What the patient can do. Tracheostomy. Use pen and paper to “speak” or
communicate with others. ... What caregivers can do. Tracheostomy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies?ssdomainnum=5c38e88&url=http%3A//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%3Furl%3Dhttp%253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%253furl%253dhttp%25253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%25253furl%25253dhttp%2525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%2525253furl%2525253dhttp%252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%252525253furl%252525253dhttp%25252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%25252525253furl%25252525253dhttp%2525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%2525252525253furl%2525252525253dhttp%252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%252525252525253furl%252525252525253dhttp%25252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%25252525252525253fdocselected%25252525252525253dcaring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-weakness&print=t

Stomas (or ostomies)

... What the patient can do. Tracheostomy. Use pen and paper to “speak” or
communicate with others. ... What caregivers can do. Tracheostomy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies?ssdomainnum=5c38e88&url=http%3A//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%3Furl%3Dhttp%253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%253furl%253dhttp%25253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%25253furl%25253dhttp%2525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%2525253furl%2525253dhttp%252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%252525253furl%252525253dhttp%25252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%25252525253furl%25252525253dhttp%2525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%2525252525253furl%2525252525253dhttp%252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%252525252525253furl%252525252525253dhttp%25252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%25252525252525253fdocselected%25252525252525253dcaring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-hair-loss&print=

Stomas (or ostomies)

... What the patient can do. Tracheostomy. Use pen and paper to “speak” or
communicate with others. ... What caregivers can do. Tracheostomy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies?ssdomainnum=5c38e88&url=http%3A//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%3Furl%3Dhttp%253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%253furl%253dhttp%25253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%25253furl%25253dhttp%2525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%2525253furl%2525253dhttp%252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%252525253furl%252525253dhttp%25252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%25252525253furl%25252525253dhttp%2525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%2525252525253furl%2525252525253dhttp%252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%252525252525253furl%252525252525253dhttp%25252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%25252525252525253fdocselected%25252525252525253dcaring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-fatigue&print=tr

Surgery for oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer

... Tracheotomy/tracheostomy. A tracheotomy is an incision (hole) made through
the skin in the front of the neck and into the trachea (windpipe). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/oralcavityandoropharyngealcancer/detailedguide/oral-cavity-and-oropharyngeal-cancer-treating-surgery

Stomas (or ostomies)

... What the patient can do. Tracheostomy. Use pen and paper to “speak” or
communicate with others. ... What caregivers can do. Tracheostomy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies?ssdomainnum=5c38e88&ssdomainnum=5c38e88&ssdomainnum=5c38e88&url=http%3A//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%3Furl%3Dhttp%253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%253furl%253dhttp%25253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%25253furl%25253dhttp%2525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%2525253furl%2525253dhttp%252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%252525253furl%252525253dhttp%25252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%25252525253furl%25252525253dhttp%2525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%2525252525253furl%2525252525253dhttp%252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%252525252525253furl%252525252525253dhttp%25252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%25252525252525253fdocselected%25252525252525253dcaring-for-the-pati

Stomas (or ostomies)

... What the patient can do. Tracheostomy. Use pen and paper to “speak” or
communicate with others. ... What caregivers can do. Tracheostomy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies?ssdomainnum=5c38e88&ssdomainnum=5c38e88&url=http%3A//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%3Furl%3Dhttp%253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%253furl%253dhttp%25253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%25253furl%25253dhttp%2525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%2525253furl%2525253dhttp%252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%252525253furl%252525253dhttp%25252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%25252525253furl%25252525253dhttp%2525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%2525252525253furl%2525252525253dhttp%252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%252525252525253furl%252525252525253dhttp%25252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%25252525252525253fdocselected%25252525252525253dcaring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-h

Stomas (or ostomies)

... What the patient can do. Tracheostomy. Use pen and paper to “speak” or
communicate with others. ... What caregivers can do. Tracheostomy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies?ssdomainnum=5c38e88&url=http%3A//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%3Furl%3Dhttp%253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%253furl%253dhttp%25253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%25253furl%25253dhttp%2525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%2525253furl%2525253dhttp%252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%252525253furl%252525253dhttp%25252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%25252525253furl%25252525253dhttp%2525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%2525252525253furl%2525252525253dhttp%252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%252525252525253furl%252525252525253dhttp%25252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-stomas-or-ostomies%25252525252525253fdocselected%25252525252525253dcaring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-blood-counts&pri