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BACKGROUND Primary lymphoepithelial-like carcinoma of the parotid gland is a rare tumour with an increased incidence among Eskimos and Orientals. In these populations, it is usually associated with Epstein-Barr virus. In Western countries, salivary gland lymphoepithelial-like carcinomas are uncommon and only 14 cases have been described so far; among these,(More)
BACKGROUND After a brain biopsy, the genetic analysis can fail because of insufficient material, extensive tumor necrosis, and formalin fixation under conditions that adversely affected the quality of the DNA or because the assay result was indeterminant. The freezing of fresh tumor tissue at surgery could greatly improve the success of DNA extraction and(More)
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