Larynx and Hypopharynx Cancer

  • Christopher H. ChapmanEmail author
  • Adam Garsa


This chapter will discuss the epidemiology, workup, and management of larynx and hypopharynx cancer, with an emphasis on radiation therapy technique and randomized trial evidence.


Larynx Vocal cords Glottis Hypopharynx Squamous cell carcinoma Radiation therapy Chemoradiotherapy Larynx-preserving therapy Induction chemotherapy 



We thank Sunanda Pejavar MD, Eric K. Hansen MDb, Sue S. Yom MD, and Naomi R. Schechter MDa, for their work on the prior edition of this chapter.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Radiation OncologyUniversity of California San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA
  2. 2.Radiation OncologyUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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