TITLE

HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS, OROPHARYNGEAL CANCERS ASSOCIATED

PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Oct2007, Vol. 138 Issue 10, p1310
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the findings of a research about the association of human papillomavirus (HPV) and oropharyngeal cancers in the U.S. The study, conducted by Eric M. Sturgis and Paul Cinciripini, found that the rate of oropharyngeal cancers is stagnant and appears to be increasing in men younger than 45 years. The authors concluded that the stagnant incidence rate is explained by an increasing prevalence of oropharyngeal exposure to HPV.
ACCESSION #
27254763

 

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