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t’s estimated that more than 13,000 new cases of laryngeal cancer will be diagnosed this year — some of which will cost patients all or part of the voice boxes — but new research using stem cells aims to save their speech by growing new larynges right in the lab.

Dr. David Lott and his colleagues at the Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine are leading the charge to change how laryngeal cancer is treated.

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