Nasopharyngeal cancer

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What is nasopharyngeal cancer?

The nasopharynx is the upper part of the pharynx (throat) behind the nose. Nasopharyngeal cancer most commonly starts in the squamous cells that line the nasopharynx.

Common symptoms reported by people with nasopharyngeal cancer

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with nasopharyngeal cancer

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Intensity-Modulated Radiation)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
nasopharyngeal cancer (1)

Data from patients with nasopharyngeal cancer, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with nasopharyngeal cancer

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Intensity-Modulated Radiation)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
nasopharyngeal cancer (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with nasopharyngeal cancer, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has nasopharyngeal cancer on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 4
40s 2
50s 2
60s 7
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 12
Female 4

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 3
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from nasopharyngeal cancer patients who have completed their condition history
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