Articles about Cancer

Acoustic Characteristics of Voice Before and After Endoscopic Partial Laryngectomy in Early Glottic Cancer
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 371-376

Objectives: To evaluate the voice changes after narrow-margin endoscopic partial laryngectomy in subjects with T1N0M0 glottic cancer. Study Design: Uncontrolled retrospective comparison of preoperative and postoperative mean phonation time; fundamental frequency, jitter, shimmer, and noise-to-harmonic ratio; and voice-related quality of ...

Leiomyosarcoma of Larynx as a Metachronous Tumor of Squamous Cell Carcinoma: An Unusual Case
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 242-245

Leiomyosarcomas (LMSs) are malignant tumors of smooth muscles accounting for 5-6% of all soft tissue sarcomas. They are mostly seen in the gastrointestinal tractus, the uterus, and the retroperitoneum. Soft tissue sarcomas comprise <1% of all laryngeal malignancies, most of ...

The Validation and Reliability of the Chinese Version of the Speech Handicap Index for Patients With Oral and Oropharyngeal Cancer
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 247.e23-247.e31

The purpose of this study was to investigate the validity and reliability of the translated Chinese version of the Speech Handicap Index (SHI) questionnaire for Chinese-speaking patients with oral and oropharyngeal cancer. The original English version of the SHI was ...

Quantification of Vocal Fold Vibration in Various Laryngeal Disorders Using High-Speed Digital Imaging
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 205-214

Objective: To quantify vibratory characteristics of various laryngeal disorders seen by high-speed digital imaging (HSDI). HSDI was performed on 78 patients with various laryngeal disorders (20 with polyp, 16 with carcinoma, 13 with leukoplakia, 6 with vocal fold nodule, and ...

Longitudinal Voice Outcomes Following Advanced CO2 Laser Cordectomy for Glottic Cancer
Journal of Voice (2015) Vol. 29, No. 6, pp. 772-775

CO2 laser cordectomy for glottic carcinoma offers excellent oncologic control on a per stage basis as compared with primary radiotherapy. We aim to further investigate the fluctuations of postoperative vocal outcomes following extended laser cordectomy for glottic cancer. Eleven patients ...

内在する葛藤:ケネスの症例研究
Voices (2015) Vol. 5, No. 1

A musicoterapia é única em sua capacidade de trabalhar com problemas físicos, tais como dor, juntamente com questões emocionais e espirituais enfrentadas quando se convive com uma doença crônica. Este estudo de caso descreve sessões de musicoterapia em uma internação ...