• Nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Introduction to nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Malignant tumors that occur in the nasopharyngeal mucosa, China's Guangdong, Guangxi, Fujian, Hunan and other places are multiple areas, more men than women. Most of the age of onset is middle-aged, and there are also adolescents. The etiology is related to ethnic susceptibility (more yellows are more common in Caucasians), genetic factors, and EB virus infection. Nasopharyngeal carcinoma is an invasive tumor that invades deep structures early.

Prevention of nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Avoid accepting the polluted outside air environment as much as possible, because the nasopharynx is the only way for outside air to enter the lungs. The harmful gas first invades the nasopharynx before entering the lungs.

What are the diagnostic methods for nasopharyngeal carcinoma?

The method of indirect nasopharyngoscopy is simple and practical. The wall of the nasopharynx should be inspected in turn. Pay attention to the posterior wall of the nasopharynx and the pharyngeal crypt on both sides. The corresponding sites on both sides should be observed, and the asymmetrical submucosal bulge on both sides or Solitary nodules should be more noticeable.

Nasopharyngeal cancer care measures

Eat a balanced diet and eat more vegetables and fruits. Nasopharyngeal cancer diet, chemotherapy diet should be easy to digest, fresh and delicious, rich in protein, vitamins, amino acids and other nutrients.