If nasopharyngeal cancer spreads
Cancer cells can spread from the nasopharynx to other parts of the body. This spread is called metastasis.
Understanding how a type of cancer usually grows and spreads helps your healthcare team plan your treatment and future care. If nasopharyngeal cancer spreads, it can spread to the following:
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