Laryngeal Cancer / Larynx Cancer

Laryngeal Cancer is a type of throat cancer that affects your larynx. The larynx is your voice box. It contains cartilage and muscles that enable you to talk.

This type of cancer can damage your voice. When not treated quickly, it may spread to other parts of your body.

Symptoms of Laryngeal Cancer / Larynx Cancer:

Hoarse voice

Breathing difficulties

Excessive coughing

Cough with blood

Neck pain

Sore throat

Ear pain

Trouble swallowing food

Neck swelling

Neck lumps

Sudden weight loss

Causes Laryngeal Cancer / Larynx Cancer:

Laryngeal cancers are tumors that originate in your voice box.

Heavy alcohol use

Poor nutrition

Human papillomavirus exposure

Immune system problems

Workplace exposure to toxins, such as asbestos

Certain genetic diseases, such as Fanconi anemia

Risk for Laryngeal Cancer / Larynx Cancer:


Chewing tobacco

Not eating enough fruits and vegetables

Consuming large quantities of processed foods

Drinking alcohol

Exposure to asbestos

A family history of throat cancer

prevention Of Laryngeal Cancer / Larynx Cancer:

If you smoke, reduce or eliminate tobacco use in all forms.

If you’re going to drink alcohol, do so only in moderation.

Use proper safety equipment if exposed to asbestos or other toxins at work.

Eat a healthy diet, including antioxidant-rich foods.

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