Irradiation is a good primary treatment for glottic carcinomas involving and crossing the anterior commissure. Fifty-seven patients were studied and the five-year crude survival rate was 80%. Our results are certainly better than those achieved by older surgical techniques and are comparable with modern conservation surgery.
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