Voice Box (Larynx) Cancer

The larynx extends from below the tongue to the upper portion of the windpipe. These are also common cancers and are caused also by consumption of tobacco and alcohol. Irritants and fumes such as asbestos, wood cuttings, gastro-esophageal reflux disease which cause exposure of the larynx to acidic and alkaline contents from the stomach, are also risk factors for these cancer.

Signs & Symptoms
  • Hoarseness
  • Irritation of the Throat
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Difficulty Breathing
  • Noisy Breathing
  • Mass in the Neck
  • Ear Pain
It Includes
  • Epiglottis
  • Vocal Cords
  • Cartilages surrounding the vocal cords
Risk Factors
  • Tobacco
  • Alcohol
  • Fumes
  • Wood cuttings
  • Chronic gastro-esophageal refulx disease

Consult Dr. Vishal Choksi, one of the best head and neck surgeon for voice box (larynx) cancer.