Nasopharyngeal carcinoma in Alaskan Eskimos Indians, and Aleuts: a review of cases and study of Epstein-Barr virus, HLA, and environmental risk factors.

@article{Lanier1980NasopharyngealCI,
  title={Nasopharyngeal carcinoma in Alaskan Eskimos Indians, and Aleuts: a review of cases and study of Epstein-Barr virus, HLA, and environmental risk factors.},
  author={Anne P. Lanier and T R Bender and Mike Talbot and S Wilmeth and C F Tschopp and Werner Henle and Gertrude Henle and Dennis Ritter and Paul Terasaki},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1980},
  volume={46 9},
  pages={2100-6}
}
The records of thirty-one patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) diagnosed from 1966 through 1976 among the Alaskan native population (Eskimo, Aleut, Indian) were reviewed. There were 25 males and six females, which results in relatively high incidence rates per 100,000 of 13.5 for males and 3.7 for females. Clinical and pathologic features were similar to those found among southern Chinese NPC patients. Five-year survival rate was 48%. Antibodies to Epstein-Barr virus were higher in NPC… CONTINUE READING

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