The larynx is a muscular structure at the top of the windpipe, which includes the vocal cords.1Laryngeal cancer is the 20th most common cancer worldwide. According to Globocan 2020 estimates, there were over 180,000 new diagnoses globally. Laryngeal cancer is more prevalent in men, where 160,000 men were diagnosed with laryngeal cancer vs. 24,000 women. Laryngeal cancer incidence rates vary globally, and Cuba and Montenegro had the highest incidence of laryngeal cancer, with the United States ranking #44.2
A few risk factors for laryngeal cancer include:3
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