Nasopharyngeal Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - General Information About Nasopharyngeal Cancer
Certain factors affect prognosis (chance of recovery) and treatment options.
The prognosis (chance of recovery) and treatment options depend on the following:
- The stage of the cancer (whether it affects part of the nasopharynx, involves the whole nasopharynx, or has spread to other places in the body).
- The type of nasopharyngeal cancer.
- The size of the tumor.
- The patient's age and general health.
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September 04, 2014
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