Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer

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Treating Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer TOPICS

More treatment information about laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancers

For more details on treatment options – including some that may not be addressed in this document – the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) are good sources of information.

The NCCN, made up of experts from many of the nation’s leading cancer centers, develops cancer treatment guidelines for doctors to use when treating patients. These are available on the NCCN website ( (Information on laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancers is found in the NCCN Head and Neck Cancers guideline.)

The NCI provides treatment information via telephone (1-800-4-CANCER) and its website ( Information for patients as well as more detailed information intended for use by cancer care professionals is also available on

Last Medical Review: 04/08/2014
Last Revised: 03/02/2015