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Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention

Learn about the risk factors for laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer and what you might be able to do to help lower your risk.

Risk Factors

A risk factor is anything that increases your chance of getting a disease such as cancer. Learn more about the risk factors for laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancers.

Prevention

There is no way to completely prevent laryngeal or hypopharyngeal cancer. But there are things you can do that might lower your risk. Learn more.