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Oral, Pharyngeal & Laryngeal Cancer Prevention

Oral, Pharyngeal & Laryngeal Cancer Prevention

At the NCI-designated Montefiore Einstein Comprehensive Cancer Center, we're focused on preventing oral, pharyngeal and laryngeal cancer from ever starting and catching it as early as possible, when treatment is easiest and most effective.

Oral, pharyngeal and laryngeal cancer prevention is one of the many goals of our world-renowned head and neck cancer team. This highly specialized team uses state-of-the-art tools to diagnose cancer in its earliest stages. We are at the forefront of new and innovative methods for preventing and treating cancer. Our team-oriented approach combines breakthrough therapies in radiotherapy, chemotherapy, drug intervention and surgery with exceptional, comprehensive patient care.

There are many things you can do to lower your chances of getting oral, pharyngeal or laryngeal cancer. One of the biggest steps you can take is avoiding the use of tobacco and alcohol. You can also understand your family health history, choose healthy nutrition and include exercise in your daily routine. It's also important to identify cancer in its earliest stage through screenings.

For more than 50 years, Montefiore Einstein Comprehensive Cancer Center has been a leader in the research, diagnosis and treatment of over 200 types of cancer. Turn to us for expert cancer screening and prevention.

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As an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center, Montefiore Einstein Comprehensive Cancer Center supports the mission and guidelines of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The following information about types of cancer, prevention and treatments is provided by the NCI.