Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma: a Cantonese Cumber

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Alice Wing Kwok
Dorothy Yan Yin Liu
Ellen Hoi Ling Mui
Gloria Wing Yan Chiu
Kevin Kit Shun Mok
Sally Kwan
Alex Liu
Catherine Yee Man Young
Christopher Chan
Roxana Yin Yung Lau
Stephenie Mak
Tony Pak Lun Yuen


Nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC) is a malignant development arising from the epithelium ofthe nasopharynx (Lee AWM, 1997) and is typically associated with infection by theEpstein Barr Virus (EBV) (Old et al., 1966).  EBV can also cause infectiousmononucleosis (Klein et al., 1969) and Burkitt’s lymphoma (Epstein, Achong, & Barr,1964; zur Hausen et al., 1970). 

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Kwok, A. W., Liu, D. Y. Y., Mui, E. H. L., Chiu, G. W. Y., Mok, K. K. S., Kwan, S., Liu, A., Young, C. Y. M., Chan, C., Lau, R. Y. Y., Mak, S. and Yuen, T. P. L. (2013) “Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma: a Cantonese Cumber”, Journal of Asian Medical Students’ Association. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2(3). Available at: (Accessed: 7July2022).
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