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Laryngeal Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Treatment Options for Recurrent Laryngeal Cancer

Treatment of recurrent laryngeal cancer may include the following:

  • Surgery with or without radiation therapy.
  • Radiation therapy.
  • Chemotherapy.
  • A clinical trial of chemotherapy as palliative therapy to relieve symptoms caused by the cancer and improve quality of life.

Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with recurrent laryngeal cancer. For more specific results, refine the search by using other search features, such as the location of the trial, the type of treatment, or the name of the drug. General information about clinical trials is available from the NCI Web site.

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Last Updated: February 25, 2014
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