Epstein-Barr virus detection in nasopharyngeal carcinoma: implications in a low-risk area.

@article{Breda2010EpsteinBarrVD,
  title={Epstein-Barr virus detection in nasopharyngeal carcinoma: implications in a low-risk area.},
  author={Eduardo Breda and Raquel Jorge Ferreira Catarino and Isabel Azevedo and Marisa Lob{\~a}o and Eurico Lisboa Monteiro and Rui Medeiros},
  journal={Brazilian journal of otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2010},
  volume={76 3},
  pages={310-5}
}
UNLABELLED Several studies have been published concerning Epstein-barr virus (EBV) infection and nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC) development. The incidences of histological types are different according to endemic or non-endemic regions. Latent EBV infection is found in almost all cases of NPC in endemic regions, but normally absent in type I carcinomas, more common in non-endemic regions. AIM The purpose of this hospital-based study was to analyze the presence of EBV in nasopharyngeal tumor… CONTINUE READING

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