The Molecular Genetics of Laryngeal Cancer

Myriam Loyo, Sara I. Pai

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The authors present the clinical relevance of molecular genetics to laryngeal cancer in terms of helping to develop novel diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic strategies. They discuss how molecular diagnostics can detect abnormalities in lesions not yet appreciated histologically, and thus detect early recurrences. Patient management with novel targeted therapies for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in the clinical arena is presented, with treatment options tailored to the individual patient and his or her cancer among them, with the goal of improving clinical outcomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)657-672
Number of pages16
JournalOtolaryngologic Clinics of North America
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 2008
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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