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View in Spanish: Carcinoma de nasofaringe in situ, estadio 0

Stage 0 nasopharyngeal carcinoma in situ (NAY-zoh-fuh-RIN-jee-ul KAR-sih-NOH-muh in SY-too)
Abnormal cells are found in the lining of the nasopharynx (the upper part of the throat behind the nose). These abnormal cells may become cancer and spread into nearby normal tissue.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.