Welcome to the International Association of Laryngectomees (IAL)

Home Page the source for laryngectomee and larynx cancer information.

The International Association of Laryngectomees (IAL) is a non-profit voluntary organization composed of approximately 250 member clubs and recognized regional organizations.

These clubs are generally known as “Lost Chord” or ” New Voice” clubs. Clubs are composed of from 10 to more than 300 Laryngectomees.

The purpose of the IAL is to assist these local clubs in their efforts towards the total rehabilitation of the Laryngectomee.


With sincere thanks to our current major corporate sponsors

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Information Hotline for Laryngectomees & Head and Neck Cancer Patients

Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST

Speak directly to a larynx cancer survivor who can provide support encouragement, resources, and general information. Sponsored by the Head and Neck Cancer Rehabilitation Institute Indianapolis, Indiana

International Association of Laryngectomees*

This is an educational and social program for laryngectomees and those who love them. It includes the annual business meeting of the organization.

A comprehensive educational program in alaryngeal speech and related topics for speech pathologists, laryngectomees, and others, featuring world-class faculty. Laryngectomees are
given assistance with developing speaking skills, if needed.