What Is Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma? Topic Guide

What Is Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma? What Is Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma?: Nasopharyngeal carcinoma is a tumor that forms in the anatomical area where the sinuses drain into the pharynx at the back of the throat.

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What Is Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma? Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

nivolumab Nivolumab

Nivolumab is a cancer medicine that is used alone or in combination with other medicines to treat adults with:

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pembrolizumab Pembrolizumab

Pembrolizumab is a cancer medicine that is used alone or in combination with other medicines to treat certain types of cancer such as:

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paclitaxel protein-bound Paclitaxel Protein-bound

Paclitaxel protein-bound is used to treat advanced cancer of the breast, lung, or pancreas. This medicine is used when the cancer cannot be treated with surg...learn more »

cetuximab Cetuximab

Cetuximab is a cancer medicine that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body...learn more »

epirubicin Epirubicin

Epirubicin is used to treat breast cancer.

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gemcitabine Gemcitabine

Gemcitabine is used to treat cancers of the pancreas, lung, ovary, and breast...learn more »

docetaxel Docetaxel

Docetaxel is used to treat breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, stomach cancer, and head/neck cancer...learn more »

doxorubicin liposomal Doxorubicin Liposomal

Doxorubicin liposomal is used to treat ovarian cancer, AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma, and multiple myeloma...learn more »

fluorouracil topical Fluorouracil Topical

Fluorouracil topical (for the skin) is used to treat scaly overgrowths of skin (actinic or solar keratosis)...learn more »

paclitaxel Paclitaxel

Paclitaxel is used to treat breast cancer, ovarian cancer, and lung cancer. It is also used to treat AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma...learn more »

fluorouracil (injection) Fluorouracil (injection)

Fluorouracil is used to treat cancer of the colon, rectum, breast, stomach, or pancreas.

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doxorubicin Doxorubicin

Doxorubicin is used to treat different types of cancers that affect the breast, bladder, kidneys, ovaries, thyroid, stomach, lungs, bones, nerve tissues, joi...learn more »

cisplatin Cisplatin

Cisplatin is used together with other cancer drugs to treat bladder cancer, testicular cancer, or ovarian cancer...learn more »

carboplatin Carboplatin

Carboplatin is used together with other cancer drugs to treat ovarian cancer...learn more »

bleomycin Bleomycin

Bleomycin is used to treat:

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methotrexate (injection) Methotrexate (injection)

Methotrexate is used to treat leukemia and certain types of cancer of the breast, skin, head and neck, or lung...learn more »

methotrexate (oral) Methotrexate (oral)

Methotrexate is used to treat leukemia and certain types of cancer of the breast, skin, head and neck, lung, or uterus...learn more »