carcinoma

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Related to Nasopharyngeal carcinoma: Burkitt's lymphoma

carcinoma:

see neoplasmneoplasm
or tumor,
tissue composed of cells that grow in an abnormal way. Normal tissue is growth-limited, i.e., cell reproduction is equal to cell death. Feedback controls limit cell division after a certain number of cells have developed, allowing for tissue repair
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carcinoma

[‚kärs·ən′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A malignant epithelial tumor.

carcinoma

Pathol
1. any malignant tumour derived from epithelial tissue
2. another name for cancer
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CXCR7 expression in nasopharyngeal carcinoma tissues correlates with disease severity.
FEZF2, a novel 3p14 tumor suppressor gene, represses oncogene EZH2 and MDM2 expression and is frequently methylated in nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
In our patient population, there were seven diagnosed cases of Hodgkin's Lymphoma and two cases of nasopharyngeal carcinoma, both associated with EBV infection.
Tiong, "Preliminary findings of down-regulated genes in nasopharyngeal carcinoma," Asia Pacific Journal of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, vol.
Notably, expression of the EBV miRNAs was detected in several human cancer cell lines; in fact, expression of the EBV miRNAs was observed in EBVaGC [31] and peripheral T-cell lymphoma [32] besides being shown in B-cell lines and nasopharyngeal carcinoma EBV-infected cells [27, 28, 33].
Association of Epstein-Barr virus with nasopharyngeal carcinoma in Alaskan native patients: Serum antibodies and tissue EBNA and DNA.
According to recent evidence, there is increased risk of oral cancer and nasal and nasopharyngeal carcinoma in workers in the wood products industry who are chronically exposed to certain chemicals, such as phenoxyacetic acids'.
Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is the most common cancer originating in the nasopharynx, where the nasal passages and auditory tubes join the remainder of the upper respiratory tract.
Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) (5) is often diagnosed at a late stage with concomitant poor prognosis (1-2).