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Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma (NPC)

Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma (NPC) - How to prevent?

Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma (NPC) - Causes and Risk Factors

What are the risk factors?

Risk factors include:

  1. Family history of NPC – persons with first-degree relatives who had NPC are 20-25 times more likely to develop NPC
  2. Diet high in preserved foods early in life (Eg. salted fish, preserved vegetables)
  3. Prior Epstein-Barr virus infection – this is almost ubiquitous in adults

Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma (NPC) - Preparing for surgery

Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma (NPC) - Post-surgery care

Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma (NPC) - Other Information

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