Making treatment decisions

Understanding your diagnosis

Find out what to expect when you first visit your doctor. You can also understand what might help your medical team to plan your treatment if you do have cancer.

  • General information

    Just been diagnosed

    Just been diagnosed with cancer? We're here for you every step of the way. There are many ways we can help.

  • Larynx cancer

    Staging and grading

    Knowing the stage and grade of a cancer helps your doctors decide on the best treatment for you.

  • General information

    My Cancer Treatment

    Macmillan is supporting a new online tool to help you make decisions about your treatment and care. The tool currently only covers England.

  • Larynx cancer

    Treatment overview

    The main treatments for laryngeal cancer are radiotherapy and surgery. Sometimes, chemotherapy and targeted therapies may also be used.