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nasopharynx

[nay-zoh-FAIR-ingks] the part of the throat (pharynx) that lies above and behind the soft palate, behind the structures of the nose. Compare with oropharynx, pharynx.

Nasopharyngeal Cancer | American Cancer Society

... Nasopharyngeal Cancer. If you have nasopharyngeal cancer ... Learn About
Nasopharyngeal Cancer. Whether you're worried about ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/nasopharyngealcancer/index

How is nasopharyngeal cancer treated?

... Previous Topic. Survival rates for nasopharyngeal cancer by stage. ... Surgery
for nasopharyngeal cancer. How is nasopharyngeal cancer treated? ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/nasopharyngealcancer/detailedguide/nasopharyngeal-cancer-treating-general-info

What's new in nasopharyngeal cancer research and treatment ...

... and other risk factors cause cells of the nasopharynx to become ... Recent
discoveries about EBV, its interaction with nasopharyngeal cells, and the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/nasopharyngealcancer/detailedguide/nasopharyngeal-cancer-new-research

What is nasopharyngeal cancer?

... Nasopharyngeal cancer is a cancer that starts in the nasopharynx, the upper
part of the throat behind the nose and near the base of skull. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/nasopharyngealcancer/detailedguide/nasopharyngeal-cancer-what-is-nasopharyngeal-cancer

Surgery for nasopharyngeal cancer

... Because the nasopharynx is a hard place to operate on and because ... is seldom
the main treatment for patients with nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/nasopharyngealcancer/detailedguide/nasopharyngeal-cancer-treating-surgery

Chemotherapy for nasopharyngeal cancer

... Previous Topic. Radiation therapy for nasopharyngeal cancer. Next Topic.
Targeted ... cancer. Chemotherapy for nasopharyngeal cancer. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/nasopharyngealcancer/detailedguide/nasopharyngeal-cancer-treating-chemotherapy

How is nasopharyngeal cancer diagnosed?

... try to determine if the cancer has grown into structures near the nasopharynx. ...
the base of the skull, a common place for nasopharyngeal cancer to ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/nasopharyngealcancer/detailedguide/nasopharyngeal-cancer-diagnosis

What is cancer?

... Learn About Cancer » Nasopharyngeal Cancer » Detailed Guide » What is
cancer? Share this Page. ... Next Topic. What is nasopharyngeal cancer? ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/nasopharyngealcancer/detailedguide/nasopharyngeal-cancer-what-is-cancer

Targeted therapy for nasopharyngeal cancer

... Previous Topic. Chemotherapy for nasopharyngeal cancer. ... Clinical trials for
nasopharyngeal cancer. Targeted therapy for nasopharyngeal cancer. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/nasopharyngealcancer/detailedguide/nasopharyngeal-cancer-treating-targeted-therapy

How is nasopharyngeal cancer staged?

... M groups for nasopharyngeal cancer. M0: The cancer has not spread
to tissues or organs far away from the nasopharynx. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/nasopharyngealcancer/detailedguide/nasopharyngeal-cancer-staging