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consistent with carcinoma is radiology language for "it could be carcinoma or it could be a nasopharyngeal cancer"
that is what that means.
the CT scan didn't show any cancer spread to lymph nodes.
I suspect he has about a 50/50 chance it can be cancerous/benign.
when is his biopsy scheduled for?
try to relax and calm down
it will be fine for him either way if it is benign or malignant.