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More surgery in early-stage laryngeal cancer treatment; more chemoradiation for advanced-stage
Date:10/17/2011

whereas the use of total laryngectomy [surgical removal of the voice box] decreased from 42 percent to 32 percent," they continue.

Advanced-stage patients who had total laryngectomy had a four-year survival rate of 51 percent. The survival rate for patients treated with CRT was 48 percent, and for those treated with RT the survival rate was 38 percent.

Patients who lived in areas with higher socioeconomic status zip codes and who had private insurance were more likely to be treated with surgery for early-stage laryngeal cancer, and to receive CRT for advanced-stage cancer. Early-stage patients who were not African American, and who were treated at academic facilities, were more likely to receive surgery. Younger patients with advanced-stage cancer were more likely to be treated with CRT.

"Not only were clinical factors associated with type of treatment, but select sociodemographic elements were also associated with treatment," the authors conclude. "Further investigation as to the decision-making process of patients with different sociodemographic backgrounds will assist in mitigating the differences in survival for this group of patients."


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