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What are my chances of recovery from nasopharyngeal cancer?

Your chances of recovery from nasopharyngeal cancer depend on a variety of factors. If your cancer is in a late stage and has spread to other parts of the body, then your chances are lower. General health, age, and the type of nasopharyngeal cancer all affect your chances of recovery. Overall, 35 percent of people diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer live for more than 5 years.

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