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  • How Nasopharyngeal Cancer develops?

    According to the Hong Kong cancer statistics of the center for cancer, one in four male in Hong Kong people will develop cancer while one in five female, will have. There are about 25000 new cases of cancer in Hong Kong very year. Nasopharyngeal carcinoma ranked seventh of the top ten killer disease . Every year there are more than one thousands of new nasopharyngeal carcinoma cases, wh ...

  • Symptom

    Early Symptoms Blood-stained nasal draining Postnasal dribbling Nasal obstruction A blocked feeling in the ear A lump in the neck   Late Symptoms Double vision Headache Facial pain   The first sign of having NPC may be a lump in the neck. It is not too late to cure if the patient seeks for help from doctor immediately. ...

  • Diagnosis

    Diagnosis methods: Endoscopic biopsy Blood test for biomarkers such as Rta-IgG、 VCA-IgA、EA-IgA、EB DNA and  EBNA1/IgA Imaging tests such as X-ray, Computed tomography (CT) scan, Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan,  Positron emission tomography (PET) scan   ...

  • Therapy

    Nasopharyngeal cancer treatments include radiation therapy, surgery and chemotherapy, immunotherapy and traditional Chinese medicine. At present, the main treatment is radiation therapy. According to the patient's condition, the doctor may use a combination of chemical drugs as the same time. If radiation is invalid, the doctor will perform surgery or other new treatments.  Radiotherapy can kill ...