Laryngeal Cancer

To learn more about laryngeal cancer, you can access information from the National Cancer Institute below.

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ASCO Answers Fact Sheet
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Laryngeal Cancer

Laryngeal Cancer – Did You Know?

  • The most common sign of laryngeal cancer is hoarseness or change in your voice. Other symptoms include sore throat that does not go away, constant coughing, pain/trouble when swallowing, ear pain, trouble breathing, weight loss, and/or lump/mass in the neck.1

  • Risk factors associated with laryngeal cancer include tobacco and alcohol use, poor nutrition, and workplace exposures (wood dust, paint fumes, etc.).2

  • Connecting with other people that have laryngeal cancer online and/or in person can help you learn about your condition and provide you with support.


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