Clinical and Translational Oncology

, Volume 15, Issue 12, pp 1025–1029 | Cite as

SEOM clinical guidelines for the treatment of nasopharyngeal carcinoma 2013

  • R. Mesía
  • M. Pastor
  • J. J. Grau
  • E. del BarcoEmail author
Clinical Guides in Oncology


Nasopharyngeal carcinoma cases are not frequently encountered in our environment. Local stages are treated with radiotherapy. For advanced local stages, the association of chemotherapy with radiotherapy improves the rates of survival. In the case of metastatic disease stages, treatment requires platinum-based chemotherapy and patients may achieve a long survival time.


Nasopharyngeal carcinoma Lymphoepithelioma Keratinizing tumours Radiotherapy Intensity modulated therapy (IMRT) CDDP-5FU 


Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest relating to the publication of this manuscript.


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© Federación de Sociedades Españolas de Oncología (FESEO) 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Mesía
    • 1
  • M. Pastor
    • 2
  • J. J. Grau
    • 3
  • E. del Barco
    • 4
    Email author
  1. 1.Servicio de Oncología MédicaInstitut Català d’Oncologia-L’HospitaletBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.Servicio de Oncología MédicaHospital General Universitario La FeValenciaSpain
  3. 3.Servicio de Oncología MédicaHospital Clinic de BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain
  4. 4.Servicio de Oncología MédicaHospital Universitario de SalamancaSalamancaSpain

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