Hong Kong Med J 2013;19(Suppl 5):S43-6
Fine mapping candidate loci for nasopharyngeal carcinoma in southern Chinese specifically linked to Epstein- Barr virus aetiopathogenesis
Y Li, L Fu, AM Wong, YH Fan, MX Li, JX Bei, WH Jia, YX Zeng, D Chan, KM Cheung, P Sham, D Chua, XY Guan, YQ Song
Department of Biochemistry, The University of Hong Kong
1. Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is a malignancy of epithelial origin.
2. The aetiology of NPC is complex and includes multiple genetic and environmental factors.
3. Genetic factors for NPC were detected on chromosome 6p regions.