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Are there any complications with nasopharyngeal cancer?

Yes, there are complications with nasopharyngeal cancer. First, nasopharyngeal cancer will sometimes cause a paraneoplastic syndrome. This could result in a high white blood cell count and problems in the joints. Nasopharyngeal cancer may become metastatic and spread, causing tumors in other parts of the body.

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