Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

Nasofaryngealt karcinom

Engelsk definition

A carcinoma that originates in the EPITHELIUM of the NASOPHARYNX and includes four subtypes: keratinizing squamous cell, non-keratinizing, basaloid squamous cell, and PAPILLARY ADENOCARCINOMA. It is most prevalent in Southeast Asian populations and is associated with EPSTEIN-BARR VIRUS INFECTIONS. Somatic mutations associated with this cancer have been identified in NPCR, BAP1, UBAP1, ERBB2, ERBB3, MLL2, PIK3CA, KRAS, NRAS, and ARID1A genes.

Svenska synonymer


Engelska synonymer

Carcinoma, Nasopharyngeal Carcinomas, Nasopharyngeal Nasopharyngeal Carcinomas