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Most cancers of the larynx are a type called squamous cell carcinoma but there are other more rare types.
Squamous cell carcinomas start in the thin, flat cells (squamous cells) that form the lining of the larynx. There are also rarer types of laryngeal cancer, including sarcomas|, lymphomas|, adenocarcinomas and neuroendocrine carcinomas.
This section on laryngeal cancer covers treatment for squamous cell cancer of the larynx. For information about the rarer types of laryngeal cancer, you may want to talk to our cancer support specialists|.
Content last reviewed: 1 April 2011
Next planned review: 2013
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