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Is there any cure for naso pharyngeal cancer, or can doctors only get part of the tumor out?

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Dr. Hassan Arshad
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Possible to cure

The likelihood of cure depends on several things, with the stage being one of them. Typically, nasopharyngeal cancer is treated with chemotherapy and radiation.
Surgery is usually used when chemoradiation fails.

In brief: Possible to cure

The likelihood of cure depends on several things, with the stage being one of them. Typically, nasopharyngeal cancer is treated with chemotherapy and radiation.
Surgery is usually used when chemoradiation fails.
Dr. Hassan Arshad
Dr. Hassan Arshad
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In brief: Surgery difficult

Due to anatomical location and early spread to cervical lymphnodes, surgical resection is not possible except for biopsy, treated with chemo radiation, over all prognosis is not good.

In brief: Surgery difficult

Due to anatomical location and early spread to cervical lymphnodes, surgical resection is not possible except for biopsy, treated with chemo radiation, over all prognosis is not good.
Dr. Addagada Rao
Dr. Addagada Rao
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