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How long can I survive with nasopharyngeal cancer?

Nasopharyngeal cancer can be successfully cured if caught early. If not, it is often fatal. Only 35 percent of people diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer in the United States live longer than 5 years. If cured, you may be able to live out a normal life.

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How is my stage of nasopharyngeal cancer determined?
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What is the rate of incidence for nasopharyngeal cancer?
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Should I talk to my doctor about my nasopharyngeal cancer symptoms?
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