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Nasopharyngeal Cancer (Nose Cancer)

Nasopharyngeal Cancer (Nose Cancer) - Causes and Risk Factors

While the exact cause of NPC is unknown, several factors have been found to contribute to its development. These risk factors include: 
  • Gender – NPC is more common in men than in women 
  • A diet high in salted or preserved (cured/smoked/pickled) foods 
  • Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection 
  • Ethnicity – NPC more commonly affects people in parts of China and Southeast Asia. In Singapore, people of Southern Chinese heritage have higher incidence of NPC 
  • Family history of NPC 
  • Smoking

Nasopharyngeal Cancer (Nose Cancer) - Preparing for surgery

Nasopharyngeal Cancer (Nose Cancer) - Post-surgery care

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