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Is there a vaccine for nasopharyngeal cancer?

No, there is no vaccine for nasopharyngeal cancer. However, there is some hope in the future of a vaccine for the Epstein-Barr virus. Since the Epstein-Barr virus plays a role in the development of nasopharyngeal cancer, this could significantly decrease risk.

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What is nasopharyngeal cancer?
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Nasopharyngeal cancer is the cancer of the nasopharynx. The nasopharynx includes the upper throat an...
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Is nasopharyngeal cancer life-threatening?
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Nasopharyngeal cancer can be life-threatening if it has been allowed to spread. If the cancer spread...
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What is the rate of incidence for nasopharyngeal cancer?
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Nasopharyngeal cancer is rare in the United States. It is often detected late because other illnesse...
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What are my chances of recovery from nasopharyngeal cancer?
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Your chances of recovery from nasopharyngeal cancer depend on a variety of factors. If your cancer i...
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