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Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer

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If you have laryngeal or hypopharyngeal cancer or are close to someone who does, knowing what to expect can help you cope. Here you can find out all about laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancers, including risk factors, symptoms, how they are found, and how they are treated.

Learn About Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancers

Whether you’re worried about developing laryngeal or hypopharyngeal cancer, making decisions about treatment, or trying to stay well after treatment, we can help. Find detailed information in our Detailed Guide, or get a shorter, simpler version in If You Have Head or Neck Cancer.

Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer Treatment and Support

If you are facing laryngeal or hypopharyngeal cancer, we can help you learn about your treatment options and possible side effects, and point you to information and services to help you get through treatment and live well afterward.

Explore Research

The American Cancer Society is committed to relentlessly pursuing the answers that will save lives from laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancers. In fact, the Society has been a part of nearly every major cancer research breakthrough in recent history. 

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Stories of Hope

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Read inspiring stories of people living with cancer.

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Online Support Communities

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Facing laryngeal or hypopharyngeal cancer?  Connect with others and get support through our online communities, Cancer Survivors Network and MyLifeLine.org.

Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer in the News

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Read about the latest developments in laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer.

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