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What increases my risk for laryngeal cancer?

Risk of laryngeal cancer can increase by smoking cigarettes and alcohol consumption. Additionally, these activities can hinder treatment. They also raise the likelihood of recurrence.

The major risk factors of developing laryngeal cancer are tobacco smoke and alcohol consumption. These exposures are dangerous for the vocal chords.

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