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Stages, types and grades

Your doctors do tests to find out what stage, grade and type of laryngeal cancer you have. This helps them decide about your treatment. Find out more about what this means. 

Types and grades

Read about the different types of laryngeal cancer and the grading system used by doctors.


The stage of a cancer tells you how big it is and whether it has spread. Find out about the different stages of laryngeal cancer.

Last reviewed: 
11 Jun 2018
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