Read about the symptoms of nasopharyngeal cancer, and when you should see your GP.

Risks and causes

Find out what causes nasopharyngeal cancer and how you might reduce your risk.


Read about the survival for nasopharyngeal cancer.


The type of nasopharyngeal cancer means the type of cell the cancer started in. Knowing this helps your doctor decide which treatment you need.

Stages and grades

The stage of a cancer tells you how big it is and whether it has spread. The grade tells you how much the cancer cells look like normal cells. See how they are decided.

Getting diagnosed

Find out what to expect when you see a GP, when you might see a specialist and which tests you might have.


The treatment you might have depends on the stage and type of your nasopharyngeal cancer. See which treatments are used and how you have them.

Living with nasopharyngeal cancer

A lot of practical and emotional support is available to you. Read advice on living with nasopharyngeal cancer and find further resources and support.

Research and clinical trials

Read about the latest research into nasopharyngeal cancer and see how you can take part in a clinical trial.

Last reviewed: 
02 Sep 2014

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