Associations between HLA Class I alleles and the prevalence of nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) among Tunisians

Abstract

The high prevalence of nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC) in Southern Asia and Mediterranean Northern Africa suggests genetic predisposition among other factors. While Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) haplotypes have been conclusively associated with NPC predisposition in Asians, Northern African Maghrebians have been less intensely studied. However, low resolution… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1479-5876-5-22

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