Flashcards in Nasopharyngeal Deck (13)
Where does NPC metastasize (3)?
Disease classification for NPC:
TNM (tumor, node, metastasis)
Treatment of choice for NPC?
Is surgery used for NPC?
Can chemotherapy be used for NPC?
Yes (Has to do with timing)
Total average dose for NPC?
Radiation Therapy side effects for NPC?
Xerostomia (dryness of the mouth)
How many cases of NPC are there each year?
2000 new cases ea year
What area (location) are NPC's most common?
Risk factors for NPC (3)?
- Epstein-Barr Virus
Symptoms for NPC (3)?
- Neck mass
- Hearing loss
- Nasal blockage
Types of NPC? (Histopathology)
- Keratinizing Squamous Cell Carcinoma
- Nonkeratinizing Carcinoma
- Undifferentiated carcinoma