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.
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.
Learn about the causes of laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancers and what you might be able to do to help lower your risk.
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.
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.