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25th July 2022

Health Technology Wales guidance on laryngeal biopsy

Health Technology Wales has published guidance on laryngeal biopsy for people with suspected head and neck cancer in outpatient settings.

Laryngeal biopsy uses a small instrument to remove a sample of cells from the larynx so it can be examined for signs of cancer.

It can be used to take a sample of the vocal cords or nearby parts of the throat.

The biopsy is carried out under local anaesthetic.
To read the full guidance published by Health Technology Wales click here.