Treatment for Laryngeal Cancer
A variety of treatments are available for patients with laryngeal cancer, or cancer of the larynx. Some are standard; others are being tested in clinical trials.
Surgery is a common treatment for all stages of laryngeal cancer. The following surgical procedures may be used:
Located just below the pharynx (throat), the larynx contains the vocal cords, which vibrate and make sound when air is directed against them.
Most laryngeal cancers form in squamous cells, the thin, flat cells that line the inside of the larynx.