NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,106 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- nasopharyngeal cancer
- listen (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).