What are symptoms of nasopharyngeal cancer?

Symptoms. The most common presenting complaints in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma are headache and a mass in the neck, due to metastases to lymph gland on the neck. Nasal obstruction with nose bleed, and serous otitis media also could happen.

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What are the common symptoms of nasopharyngeal cancer?

#1 is neck mass. The most common presenting symptom of nasopharyngeal cancer is painless enlargement of lymph node(s) in the neck. This is followed by nasal symptoms such as discharge, bleeding, blocked nose. Next common would be ear symptoms such as hearing loss and ringing in the ears. Other symptoms include headache, vision problems, facial numbness, weight loss, jaw joint problems, and slurred speech. Read more...