Laryngeal cancer history and symptoms

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The hallmark of laryngeal cancer is hoarseness. A positive history of neck lump and hoarseness is suggestive of laryngeal cancer. Based on the location of the tumor, symptoms may differ but commonly includes hoarseness or other voice changes, lump in the neck, sore throat, and persistent cough

History and Symptoms

There can be a patient history of the following:

Based on the location of the tumor, symptoms may differ but commonly include:[15][16]


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