Epstein-Barr virus and gastric carcinoma

  title={Epstein-Barr virus and gastric carcinoma},
  author={Masashi Fukayama and J Chong and Yasuharu Kaizaki},
  journal={Gastric Cancer},
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-associated gastric carcinoma (EBVaGC), which accounts for most lymphoepithelioma-like gastric carcinoma and 10% or less of ordinary gastric carcinoma, is found worldwide and is the most common EBV-associated neoplasm. The pathologic features of EBVaGC are male predominance, occurrence primarily in the proximal stomach, multiplicity, moderately or poorly differentiated histological type, and association with lymphocytic infiltration. Virologically, EBV in EBVaGC is… CONTINUE READING
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