Information on laryngeal cancer, including how it is diagnosed, treatments you might have, possible side effects and how to get further support. If you have any questions about cancer, need support, or if you just want someone to talk to, call the free helpline.
CancerHelp UK is a free information service about cancer and cancer care for people with cancer and their families. This link is all about cancer of the larynx (voice box), including symptoms and causes, tests to diagnose laryngeal cancer, and treatment including surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, biological therapy (cetuximab) and current research. Living with laryngeal cancer covers coping with your diagnosis, and managing after treatment with speech changes, breathing changes, diet issues and your sex life.
The Cancer Laryngectomee Trust was formed in 1985 by a laryngectomee, Sydney Norgate, to help provide support and understanding for people who are about to have, or have had, a laryngectomy. Our aim is to promote and assist the relief of all people in the UK who have had a laryngectomy, rhis includes our free book Laryngectomy is not a Tragedy by Sydney Norgate.
The Mouth Cancer Foundation (MCF) is a charity solely dedicated to the relief of sickness and the promotion and protection of good health among those suffering or at risk of mouth, throat and other head & neck cancers. It provides direct links to the relevant sections of existing cancer sites and includes patient experiences as well as an online support group.
We are known as The Swallows because of the difficulty a lot of people have with swallowing. This group is designed to help provide information for both patients and their carers. The Swallows was formed by cancer patients to help and support fellow sufferers and their carers.