Cancer of the larynx

If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with laryngeal cancer (also known as cancer of the larynx), we can provide the information you need, whether you're making a decision about treatment, looking for support, or just need to understand the basics.

Laryngeal cancer affects a part of your throat called your voicebox. If you're worried about laryngeal cancer, it's best to first understand the facts.

Knowing the symptoms of laryngeal cancer is important. We'll help you understand what's happening to your body and explain how laryngeal cancer is diagnosed.

The main treatments for laryngeal cancer are surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Find out what these treatments are and how they work.

Living with laryngeal cancer can be difficult, but there's help out there. We can assist you in finding support and in understanding how to stay healthy.

The exact cause of laryngeal cancer is unknown, but there are risk factors that can increase your chance of developing the disease.
Learn about changes you can make to your lifestyle to reduce your risk of laryngeal cancer.

Download our booklets and factsheets, including information about cancer types, treatments, side-effects, emotional effects, financial information and more.