NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,399 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- stage II laryngeal cancer
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Cancer has formed in the supraglottis, glottis, or subglottis area of the larynx. Cancer (1) is in more than one area of the supraglottis or has spread to the area at the base of the tongue or to tissues near the vocal cords. The vocal cords work normally; or (2) has spread from the glottis to the supraglottis, subglottis, or both, and/or the vocal cords do not work normally; or (3) has spread from the subglottis to one or both vocal cords and the vocal cords may not work normally.