Treatments for laryngeal cancer
If you have laryngeal cancer, your healthcare team will create a treatment plan just for you. It will be based on your health and specific information about the cancer. When deciding which treatments to offer for laryngeal cancer, your healthcare team will consider:
- the location of the tumour
- the stage of the tumour
- your general health
- your age
- what you prefer or want
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