About cancer of the larynx
The exact cause of cancer of the larynx is unknown, but research is going on all the time into possible causes of the disease.

However, it has been found that people who smoke and drink alcohol heavily do run a greatly increased risk of developing cancer of the larynx.

Cancer of the larynx occurs mainly in middle-aged and older people. It is much more common in men than in women.

Cancer of the larynx, like other cancers, is not infectious and so cannot be passed on to other people.

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