Article Abstract

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma—past lessons and a glimpse into the future

Authors: Joseph Tien Seng Wee, Yoke Lim Soong, Melvin Lee Kiang Chua


Nasopharyngeal carcinoma is a unique cancer with specific patterns of racial and geographical distribution, which may be linked to demographic-specific genetic susceptibility and viral-induced tumourigenesis by Epstein-barr virus (EBV) and human papilloma virus (HPV) (1).