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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



stage I nasopharyngeal cancer  listen  (...NAY-zoh-fuh-RIN-jee-ul KAN-ser)

  Cancer (1) is found in the nasopharynx only; or (2) has spread from the nasopharynx to the oropharynx (the middle part of the throat, including the soft palate, base of the tongue, and tonsils) and/or to the nasal cavity.