Example sentences for: aerodigestive

How can you use “aerodigestive” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck is diagnosed in over 40,000 Americans each year, resulting in over 12,000 annual deaths [ 1 ] . Carcinomas of the head and neck are often associated with multiple areas of dysplasia or carcinoma in situ (CIS) in noncontiguous mucosa, as well as with the development of second primary cancers of the aerodigestive tract.

  • Analysis of X-chromosome inactivation in female patients with multiple head and neck cancers shows that distinct tumors arise from regional clonal growths of phenotypically normal, mutated preneoplastic cells [ 3 4 5 ] , a phenomenon similar to that also observed in liver cancer patients with cirrhosis [ 6 ] . Long-term smoking and alcohol abuse are strongly associated with these clonal growths in the upper aerodigestive tract (reviewed in [ 7 ] ).

  • Anecdote suggests that the earlier treatment is initiated, the better it works, as larger amounts of secretions in the upper aerodigestive tract are more difficult to eliminate.

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