Post Profile

Rise in oropharyngeal cancer incidence not solely driven by HPV in United Kingdom

(American Association for Cancer Research) The rise in incidence of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma in the United Kingdom from 2002 to 2011 was not solely attributable to a rise in incidence of human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive disease because the proportion of HPV-positive and -negative cases remained the same throughout that period.
read more


Related Posts

HPV's link to oesophageal cancer

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

The human papillomavirus (HPV) triples the risk of people developing yet another cancer, oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC), according to research led by University of New South Wales (UNSW) academics. In addition to causing...

Study Shows Dramatic Rise In Incidence Of Oral Cancer Type Linked To HPV

Health : Medical News Today

A new study of oropharyngeal cancer suggests that dramatic increases in U.S. incidence of the cancer and survival since 1984 can be attributed to infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV). Using samples collected from registries...

Study examines associations of HPV types, risk of head and neck

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

A new study suggests detection of human papillomavirus (HPV)-16 in the oral cavity was associated with 22-times increased risk of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. The study by Ilir Agalliu, M.D., Sc.D., of the Albert Einstein ...

In Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma, HPV Leaves Its Mark

Health : Medical News Today

Oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) is a form of cancer that affects the cells lining the middle part of the throat, including the soft palate, the base of the tongue, the tonsils, and the pharynx. High-risk types of human...

Differences seen in HPV positive, negative in squamous cell head, neck cancer

Health : Medical News Today

Neck mass and sore throat appear to be the initial symptoms in patients with oropharyngeal (mouth and throat) squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC), and the symptoms appear to be associated with the human papillomavirus (HPV) status of th...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC