Nasopharyngeal cancer is cancer that affects the nasopharynx. This is the area where the nose and throat connect. This type of cancer is sometimes called throat cancer; however, throat cancer can also refer to:
Nasopharyngeal cancer is a rare type of cancer. There are fewer than 230 cases diagnosed in the UK every year. More men than women are affected and it is most common in people aged between 50 and 60.
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