Nasopharyngeal cancer and the Southeast Asian patient.

  title={Nasopharyngeal cancer and the Southeast Asian patient.},
  author={Cheng Her},
  journal={American family physician},
  volume={63 9},
  • Cheng Her
  • Published 2001 in American family physician
Because of a documented increased incidence, nasopharyngeal cancer should be considered when signs or symptoms of ear, nose and throat disease are present in patients from southern China (in particular, Hong Kong and the province of Guangdong) or Southeast Asia. Environmental factors, the Epstein-Barr virus and genetic factors have been associated with the development of nasopharyngeal cancer. Patients with this malignancy most often present with a cervical mass from metastatic spread to a… CONTINUE READING


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