The battle against nasopharyngeal cancer.

  title={The battle against nasopharyngeal cancer.},
  author={Anne Wing-Mui Lee and Wai Tong Ng and Yiong Huak Chan and Henry M. W. Sze and Connie Chan and Tai Hing Lam},
  journal={Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology},
  volume={104 3},
This is a review of the evolving efforts to understand and combat nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC), a most peculiar cancer with a distinctly skewed geographic and ethnic distribution. Multifactorial etiology with dynamic interplay of genetic predisposition, Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection and environmental carcinogens is suggested. With changing lifestyle… CONTINUE READING