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Radiotherapy and voice rehabilitation in laryngeal cancer: Effects on quality of life and voice function


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Title: Radiotherapy and voice rehabilitation in laryngeal cancer: Effects on quality of life and voice function
Authors: Karlsson, Therese
E-mail: therese.karlsson.2@gu.se
Issue Date: 27-Feb-2015
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Clincial Sciences. Department of Otorhinolaryngology
Parts of work: I. Tuomi, L*. Karlsson, T*. Johansson, M. Finizia, C. Health-related quality of life and voice following radiotherapy for laryngeal cancer – a comparison between glottic and supraglottic tumours. Acta Oncol 2015 Jan;54(1):73-9.
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II. Karlsson, T. Bergström, L. Ward, E. Finizia, C. A prospective longitudinal study of voice characteristics and health-related quality of life outcomes following laryngeal cancer treatment with radiotherapy. Submitted.

III. Karlsson, T. Johansson, M. Andréll, P. Finizia, C. Effects of voice rehabilitation on health-related quality of life, communication and voice in laryngeal cancer patients treated with radiotherapy: A randomised controlled trial. Acta Oncologica 2015. E-pub ahead of print.

IV. Karlsson, T*. Tuomi, L*. Johansson, M. Andréll, P. Finizia, C. Effects of voice rehabilitation after radiotherapy for laryngeal cancer – a longitudinal study of voice function and health-related quality of life. Submitted.
Date of Defence: 2015-03-20
Disputation: Fredagen den 20 mars 2015, kl. 13.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Laryngeal cancer
Radiotherapy
Voice rehabilitation
Quality of life
Abstract: The overall aim of the thesis was to describe the effects of radiotherapy following laryngeal cancer on health-related quality of life (HRQL) and voice function as well as to assess the efficiency of voice rehabilitation. Patients treated by radiotherapy for laryngeal cancer were included in the study and randomised into two groups, one intervention group receiving voice rehabilitation and one control group. Patients were assessed prospectively pre-radiotherapy and one, six and 12 months post-ra... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9284-5 (tryckt)
978-91-628-9285-2 (e-pub)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/37536
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