Many symptoms for cancer can also indicate a large variety of other conditions. Screening and tests for laryngeal cancer are the only way to determine if cancer causes your pain or if another condition requires treatment. Diagnosis is the first important step to getting effective treatment.
These are some of the screening and tests for laryngeal cancer that doctors may use to diagnose your symptoms:
- Physical exam
- Laryngoscopy (doctor examines the larynx with a mirror or small instrument)
- Endoscopy (doctor uses a thin instrument with a camera to see the area)
- CT or CAT Scan
- Barium Swallow
Schedule a screening at Florida Hospital today if you experience any of the symptoms of laryngeal cancer. An early diagnosis is critical for successful treatment.