Throat (Laryngeal and Pharyngeal) Cancer
Estimated new cases and deaths from throat cancer (including cancers of the larynx) in the United States in 2014:
- New cases: 12,630 (laryngeal); 14,410 (pharyngeal)
- Deaths: 3,610 (laryngeal); 2,540 (pharyngeal)
For an overview of laryngeal, pharyngeal, and other head and neck cancers, see the NCI Fact Sheet, Head and Neck Cancers.
See the online booklet What You Need To Know About™ Cancer of the Larynx to learn about laryngeal cancer symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and questions to ask the doctor.
Information about treatment of throat cancer - cancer of the larynx (voice box) or pharynx
Information and current news about clinical trials and trial-related data
Research and Related Information
Includes NCI-supported research and funding opportunities
Information related to cancer incidence, mortality, and survival