Familial nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Pathology. 1984 Jan;16(1):23-4. doi: 10.3109/00313028409067906.

Abstract

We report 3 cases of nasopharyngeal carcinoma occurring in a single family group. All 3 patients are male, caucasian, born in Australia and of Greek origin. Two of the patients are brothers, the third their first cousin.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Biopsy
  • Carcinoma / genetics*
  • Carcinoma / pathology
  • HLA Antigens / genetics
  • HLA-A3 Antigen
  • Humans
  • Lymph Nodes / pathology
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Nasopharyngeal Neoplasms / genetics*
  • Nasopharyngeal Neoplasms / pathology

Substances

  • HLA Antigens
  • HLA-A3 Antigen