nasopharyngeal cancer

Pronunciation: (NAY-zoh-fuh-RIN-jee-ul KAN-ser)

Cancer that forms in tissues of the nasopharynx (upper part of the throat behind the nose). Most nasopharyngeal cancers are squamous cell carcinomas (cancer that begins in flat cells lining the nasopharynx).

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

2005-10-24 Date last modified: 2007-03-09Nasopharyngeal Cancer TreatmentCáncer de nasofaringe: Tratamiento