Differential features of nasopharyngeal carcinoma in children and adults: A SEER study

Iyad Sultan, Michela Casanova, Andrea Ferrari, Rawad Rihani, Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo

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Abstract

Background. Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is a rare malignancy in the United States, which is considered a low-risk country. Methods. We searched the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results (SEER) database for patients with NPC who were diagnosed from 1988 to 2006.We compared the clinical features and outcomes of children and adolescents (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)279-284
Number of pages6
JournalPediatric Blood and Cancer
Volume55
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2010

Keywords

  • Adolescents
  • Children
  • Nasopharyngeal carcinoma
  • Prognosis
  • SEER

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Hematology

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