Nasopharyngeal cancer

What is Nasopharyngeal cancer?

Nasopharyngeal cancer meaning Cancer that forms in tissues of the nasopharynx (upper part of the throat behind the nose). Most nasopharyngeal cancers are squamous cell carcinomas (cancer that begins in flat cells lining the nasopharynx). For additional information, see http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/nasopharyngeal/patient

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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