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Prostate cancer metastatic to the larynx: A case report

September 7, 2012  |  Edward E. Katime, MD; Jasvir S. Khurana, MD; Oneida A. Arosarena, MD


Prostate cancer, which is the most common cancer among men, rarely metastasizes to the neck. We report a case of prostatic carcinoma that metastasized to the larynx in a 71-year-old man who presented with hoarseness and shortness of breath. Computed...

Recurrent pre-B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia in the middle ear: A form of granulocytic sarcoma

July 5, 2012  |  David Manning, MD; Enrique Palacios, MD, FACR; Harold Neitzschman, MD, FACR

Leukemia of the middle ear easily can be misidentified as acute otitis media or Bell palsy. It occurs most often in children 2 to 5 years of age and in the elderly population.

Voice and swallowing disorders: Functional results and quality of life following supracricoid laryngectomy with cricohyoidoepiglottopexy

October 1, 2009  |  Juliana Godoy Portas, SLP, Débora dos Santos Queija, SLP, Leonora Pereira Arine, SLP, Alessandra Sampaio Ferreira, SLP, Rogério A. Dedivitis, MD, PhD, Carlos Neutzling Lehn, MD, PhD, and Ana Paula Brandão Barros, SLP, PhD


We conducted a prospective study of 11 patients with laryngeal cancer who underwent supracricoid laryngectomy with cricohyoidoepiglottopexy. Our goal was to evaluate their postoperative voice and swallowing function and to ascertain the impact that surgery had on patient-...

Adjuvant external-beam radiotherapy in patients with high-risk well-differentiated thyroid cancer

July 1, 2009  |  Peter V. Chen, MD, MS, Ryan Osborne, MD, Eugene Ahn, MD, Sofia Avitia, MD, Elliot Abemayor, MD, PhD, and Guy Juillard, MD


The role of adjuvant external-beam radiation therapy (EBRT) in well-differentiated thyroid cancer is not well delineated. Many clinicians rely solely on iodine 131 (131I) to destroy thyroid remnants following thyroidectomy. However, the lesser uptake of isotope in...

Training in the primary prevention and early detection of oral cancer: Pilot study of its impact on clinicians' perceptions and intentions

January 1, 2009  |  Charles W. LeHew, PhD, Joel B. Epstein, DMD, MSD, Anne Koerber, DDS, PhD, and Linda M. Kaste, DDS, PhD


In this pilot study, we tested a new program for training medical care providers in the primary prevention and early detection of oral cancer. The training program consisted of two modules: (1) oral cancer epidemiology and head and neck examinations for the early detection of...

Transthoracic/transcervical approach to cervicothoracic thyroid cancer

September 26, 2008  |  Sofia Avitia, MD and Ryan F. Osborne, MD, FACS

Personality changes and the role of counseling in the rehabilitation of patients with laryngeal cancer

August 1, 2008  |  Deepika Sharma, BSc, Anu N. Nagarkar, PhD, Pankaj Jindal, BSc, Rajinder Kaur, PhD, and Ashok K. Gupta, MS


We conducted a study of 65 adults who had undergone laryngectomy for the treatment of laryngeal cancer. Our goal was to identify any abnormal personality traits in these patients and to assess the effect that psychological counseling might have on correcting these abnormalities...

Metastatic ovarian cancer in the head and neck

June 1, 2008  |  Sofia Avitia, MD, Jason S. Hamilton, MD, and Ryan F. Osborne, MD, FACS

Prognostic significance of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes in oropharyngeal cancer

August 1, 2007  |  Samer Rajjoub, BA; Suzanne R. Basha, MD; Eugene Einhorn, MD; Marc C. Cohen, MD; Doug M. Marvel, BA; Duane A. Sewell, MD
The presence of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes has been shown to significantly improve clinical outcomes in many...

Influence of long-term airflow deprivation on the dimensions of the nasal cavity: A study of laryngectomy patients using acoustic rhinometry

August 1, 2007  |  Ozan Bagis Ozgursoy, MD; Gursel Dursun, MD
We conducted a prospective study to investigate the long-term effect of nasal airflow deprivation on nasal...

Outpatient management of infected hardware in the oncology patient

August 1, 2006  |  Ryan F. Osborne, MD, FACS; Jason S. Hamilton, MD

Early detection of gastric cancer with esophageal extension by transnasal esophagoscopy

April 1, 2006  |  Timothy D. Anderson, MD; Steven F. Nezhad, MD


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