Systematic review on Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) DNA in diagnosis of nasopharyngeal carcinoma in Asian populations.

@article{Han2012SystematicRO,
  title={Systematic review on Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) DNA in diagnosis of nasopharyngeal carcinoma in Asian populations.},
  author={Bao-Lin Han and Xiang-ying Xu and Chunzhi Zhang and Jian-Juan Wu and Chun-Feng Han and Hui Wang and Xuan Wang and Guang-Shun Wang and Shu-juan Yang and Yao Jian Xie},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={2577-81}
}
OBJECTIVE To conduct a meta-analysis to investigate the value of EBV DNA in diagnosis of nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC) in Asian populations, and provide important evidence for screening. METHODS Prospective or respective case-control or cohort studies regarding the detection role of EBV DNA for NPC were included in our study. We conducted a comprehensive literature search in PubMed, EMBASE, and the Chinese Biomedical Database (CBM database between January 1980 and March 2012. RESULTS A total… CONTINUE READING