Nasal Cancer Overview
Another name for Nasal Cancer is Nasopharyngeal Cancer.
What is nasopharyngeal cancer?
A person with nasopharyngeal cancer has abnormal cells in the nose or throat that multiply out of control. These cells can form tumors and spread to other parts of the body. The cause for nasopharyngeal cancer is unknown, but genetics may play a role in determining risk.
What are the symptoms of nasopharyngeal cancer?
Symptoms of nasopharyngeal cancer may include bad breath, difficulty swallowing, a lump in the nose or throat, persistent earache, hoarse voice, hearing loss, frequent nosebleeds, facial weakness, sore throat, chronic nasal congestion, and repeated sinus infections.
How does the doctor treat nasopharyngeal cancer?
Treatment for nasopharyngeal cancer includes radiation therapy, chemotherapy and surgery.
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