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Epstein-Barr Virus linked to increased throat cancer risk in Chinese men
 

Epstein-Barr Virus linked to increased throat cancer risk in Chinese men

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Also known as the human herpes virus, EBV is one of the most widespread viruses of humankind, but rarely thought of as a serious illness. However, new findings indicate that EBV is potentially a cause of concern for Chinese men to develop throat cancer.
 
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31 Aug 2016 - General
 
The Epstein Barr Virus has been linked B-cell Lymphoma (lymphatic cancer), gastric carcinoma (stomach cancer) and nasopharyngeal carcinoma (nose and throat cancer). It is not new news that is can cause throat cancer but revealing that Southern Chines...
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The biggest surprise to me is that apparently most Asians have already been infected with the Epstein-Barr virus in childhood, possibly without even knowing. That, together with how the virus can cause nasopharyngeal cancer in Chinese men, make it es...
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