Surgery explained

  • Larynx cancer

    Surgery for cancer of the larynx

    If you need surgery, the type of operation you have will depend on the stage of the cancer.

  • Larynx cancer

    Before your operation

    Before you have surgery, members of your MDT (multidisciplinary team) will talk to you about what will happen.

  • General information

    Who might I meet?

    A team of specialists will plan your surgery. This will include a surgeon who specialises in your type of cancer.

  • Larynx cancer

    After your operation

    After surgery, doctors and nurses will make sure your breathing is safe and your pain is under control.

  • General information

    Follow-up care after surgery

    You will have follow-up appointments after your surgery to check on your recovery and any new symptoms.