Health Information

Understanding Your Diagnosis

  • Laryngeal Cancer: Diagnosis

    If your healthcare provider thinks you might have laryngeal cancer, you will need certain exams and tests to be sure.

  • Biopsy

    Detailed information on biopsy, including the most common types of biopsy such as endoscopic biopsy, bone marrow biopsy, excisional biopsy, incisional biopsy, fine needle aspiration biopsy, punch biopsy, shave biopsy, and skin biopsy

  • Laryngeal Cancer: Newly Diagnosed

    Being told you have laryngeal cancer can be scary, and you may have many questions. But you have people on your healthcare team to help.

  • Laryngeal Cancer: Stages

    The stage of a cancer is how much and how far the cancer has spread in your body. The stage of a cancer is one of the most important things to know when deciding how to treat the cancer.

  • Laryngeal Cancer: Tests After Diagnosis

    After a diagnosis of laryngeal cancer, you will likely have other tests. These tests help your healthcare providers learn more about your cancer.

  • Laryngeal Cancer: Your Chances for Recovery (Prognosis)

    Prognosis is the word your healthcare team may use to describe your chances of recovering from cancer. The decision to ask about your prognosis is a personal one. It’s up to you to decide how much you want to know.