In most cases, the laryngeal tumors originate in the mucous membrane surrounding the canal. The most common is called squamous cell carcinoma.
Nearly all of the laryngeal cancers are caused by smoking damage but also by excessive alcohol consumption. Rarely, neoplasm of the larynx originates in the glands, muscle tissue or lymphatic tissue, such as, for example, lymphomas.
The development of laryngeal cancer, as well as its healing, depend on the location and extent of the tumor.
In general, the onset sites of a neck tumor may be:
In the general case of neck cancer, in addition to the already mentioned correlation with cigarette smoking and / or alcohol consumption, two other risk factors may include bad oral hygiene and insufficient consumption of fruit and vegetables.