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Nasopharyngeal cancer

Men and women discussing nasopharyngeal cancer

All about nasopharyngeal cancer, which is a cancer that starts behind the nose, where it meets the throat. Information about symptoms and causes, tests and scans, treatment (including surgery to remove lymph nodes, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, biological therapy) and current research. Living with cancer of the nasopharynx is about coping with your diagnosis, managing diet, sex and relationships, and how treatment can affect hearing and sight.

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Updated: 20 August 2015