Laryngeal Cancer

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

To view laryngeal cancer booklets and/or download for use in your planner, please select from the options below.

ASCO Answers Fact Sheet
CancerCare Treatment Update Booklet

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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Additional Resources

Head and Neck Cancer Society

SPOHNC: Support for People with Oral & Head & Neck Cancer