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What does NPC stand for?

NPC stands for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

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Oncologists, virologists, immunologists, and other researchers review the technical literature on such topics as human papillomavirus involvement in esophageal carcinogenesis, the contribution of cytological tools to the diagnosis and management of viral cancers, grammaherpesvirus and oncogenesis, the Nicaraguan experience of a voucher scheme approach to screening for cervical cancer, the forehead donor side of flaps in nasal reconstruction, viral hepatitis and liver cancer, and reports from Thailand that nasopharyngeal carcinoma is related to Epstein-Barr virus.
Causes of symptomatic glossopharyngeal neuralgia include cerebellopontine angle tumors, nasopharyngeal carcinomas, carotid aneurysms, tonsillar abscesses, neurilemmomas of cranial nerve IX, multiple sclerosis, and Eagle syndrome.
Other associations include intrathoracic lymphoma, rheumatic diseases such as systemic vasculitis, congenital cardiac disease, nasopharyngeal carcinoma, inflammatory bowel disease, and infections such as tuberculosis, subacute bacterial endocarditis and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
6) Studies have shown that stress hormones like norepinephrine increase production of matrix metalloproteinases and vascular endothelial growth factor, which in turn promote the spread and growth of certain cancers (ovarian cancer, (7) nasopharyngeal carcinoma (8)).