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Laryngeal Cancer

What is the larynx?

The larynx is an organ in the neck for the purpose of protecting the trachea and generating sound. It is located just below the pharynx.


What is laryngeal cancer?

Laryngeal cancer is a common cancer of the head and neck, located in the larynx. This cancer of the voice box generally originates in the vocal cords. It is more commonly diagnosed in men than in women and has been linked to tobacco products and drinking alcohol.

Signs and symptoms of laryngeal cancer

Signs and symptoms of laryngeal cancer depend on the size and location of the cancer. Symptoms of this disease could mimic other less serious diseases.

Symptoms could include:

  • Sore throat or pain when swallowing
  • Cough that does not go away
  • Ear pain
  • Lump or mass in neck or throat
  • Hoarseness or change in the voice
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Bad breath

Traditional treatment options for laryngeal cancer

There are various treatment options for laryngeal cancer. Traditional treatments can begin with the removal of part of or all of the larynx. This surgery could result in loss of voice, the need for a tracheostomy, and insertion of a feeding tube into the abdomen. Treatment options could also include the use of toxic medicines. Your doctor may suggest:

  • Surgery
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation therapy

Radiation therapy may also be considered an option for some laryngeal cancer patients. Radiation therapy is used in an attempt to destroy cancerous cells and cause a reduction in tumor size. It is most often used for laryngeal cancer that has metastasized. Radiation therapy and chemotherapy are often performed simultaneously.


Hope4Cancer Institute treatment program for laryngeal cancer


Laryngeal cancer is a very stressful diagnosis and your healthcare team understands this. At Hope4Cancer Institute we will make every effort to keep you up to date and comfortable with your diagnosis, options, and treatment. We work with you to ensure that every aspect of your laryngeal cancer treatment program is successful. The recommendations your healthcare team make to you will be for the most effective alternative treatments.

Individual treatment plans will vary. Hope4Cancer Institute optimizes your laryngeal cancer treatment program by integrating our therapies which could include:

  • Sono-Photo-Dynamic Therapy
  • Hope4Cancer Therapy - Poly-MVA, Vitamin C
  • Nutrition Therapy
  • Whole Body Detoxification
  • Anti/fungal microbial Therapy
  • Ozone Therapy
  • Support Therapy

Our therapies can help to reduce cancer related side effects and improve your overall quality of life.

Our innovative approach to cancer treatment focuses not only on the disease, but on the patient's mind, body, and spirit.. If you are looking for a laryngeal cancer treatment program that treats more than just your cancer, Hope4Cancer Institute is the place for you. Call us today at 888-544-5993. Our patient liaison is waiting to tell you more about our innovative approach to laryngeal cancer treatment.


Death and mortality statistics for laryngeal cancer

  • Early diagnosis and treatment can result in a 5 year survival rate of up to 96%
  • The overall 5 year survival rate of advanced stage laryngeal cancer is approximately 25%
 

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