The treatment you have depends on several things including where the cancer is, its size and whether it has spread (the stage), the type of nasopharyngeal cancer and your general health.
A team of doctors and other health professionals discuss the best treatment and care for you.
Find out about the different types of treatment for nasopharyngeal cancer, and how your doctor decides which treatment you need.
Radiotherapy is the main type of treatment for nasopharyngeal cancers.
Chemotherapy uses anti cancer (cytotoxic) drugs to destroy cancer cells. You might have it along with radiotherapy or on its own.
Having chemotherapy and radiotherapy at the same time is called chemoradiotherapy.
Find out why you might have surgery and what happens during and after the operation.
After treatment you have regular check ups to find out how you are getting on and to look for any signs of the cancer coming back or spreading. This is called follow up.