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Can nasopharyngeal cancer be prevented?

Nasopharyngeal cancer cannot be completely prevented. However, cutting back on salt-cured foods and preserved meat products can reduce your risk of developing nasopharyngeal cancer. At present it is not possible to be vaccinated against the Epstein-Barr virus, but it may someday be.

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Is nasopharyngeal cancer life-threatening?
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What is nasopharyngeal cancer?
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How can nasopharyngeal cancer spread in the body?
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