Oropharyngeal Cancer

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News: Oropharyngeal Cancer

Oral sex causes throat cancer  -  May 10, 2007
NEWS.com.au..."People should be reassured that oropharyngeal cancer is relatively uncommon and the overwhelming majority of people with an oral HPV infection probably ...

HPV Proven Major Cause of Throat Cancer  -  May 9, 2007
FOXNewsHPV was present in the tumors of 72 percent of oropharyngeal cancer ... Oropharyngeal cancer is rare and currently affects about 11000 people nationwide. ...

Reply: Remarks on sentinel node biopsy in head and neck cancer  -  Jan 14, 2005
Nature.com...tomography in combination with sentinel node biopsy reduces the rate of elective neck dissections in the treatment of oral and oropharyngeal cancer. ...

Oropharyngeal Cancer  -  Dec 14, 2009
WebMDOropharyngeal cancer is uncommon. Worldwide, cancers of the oropharynx and hypopharynx account for an estimated 123000 new cases per year, with an estimated ...

Findings May Explain Gap in Cancer Survival  -  Aug 3, 2009
New York TimesThe virus can also be spread through oral sex, causing cancer of the throat and tonsils, or oropharyngeal cancer. The new research builds on earlier work ...

… and Neck Cancer Declining, but Oropharyngeal Cancer Rising Due to ...  -  Aug 28, 2007
MedscapeAugust 28, 2007 — The incidence of head and neck cancer overall has been declining in the United States over the past 20 years, but there is an ...

Clueless on STDs, Throat Cancer, and Oral Sex  -  Feb 19, 2008
U.S. News & World ReportConcern about the growing risk of oropharyngeal cancer also bears on the use of the new HPV vaccine, Gardasil, which protects against HPV-16 and 18. ...

Skin Flutes, Carcinoma and Chasing the Unicorn Oral Sex Will Give You...  -  May 17, 2007
San Francisco ChronicleOropharyngeal cancer may be caused by kissing! Does this mean that we should all stop kissing, too? This study is posing just a link -- a correlation ...

Cancers in the mouth  -  Mar 2, 2008
Malaysia StarAccording to the 2003 National Cancer Registry, in Malaysia, there are over 600 new cases of tongue, mouth, gums, salivary glands and oropharyngeal cancer ...

… -Free Tumors May Explain Racial Disparities in Oropharyngeal Cancer  -  Jul 29, 2009
Cancerpage.comNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Overall survival is significantly worse in black patients with oropharyngeal cancer than in white patients. ...

Oropharyngeal Cancer on the rise  -  Oct 17, 2008
Pay-Per-View - The Record - ProQuest ArchiverAlthough a strong association has been established between the sexually transmitted human papilloma virus (HPV) and oropharyngeal cancers, "it's a little ...

Newer radiation treatment easier for some throat cancer patients  -  Dec 2, 2007
HinduAccording to Eurekalert, the news service of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, oropharyngeal cancer, sometimes referred to as throat ...

Oropharyngeal Cancer  -  May 30, 2008
WSOCtv.comOropharyngeal cancer refers to cancer that occurs in the areas of the throat, the base of the tongue, the soft palate and tonsils. ...

Men look away: Oral sex REALLY does cause some throat cancers  -  Apr 8, 2009
Daily MailDuring the study, men and women who had been recently diagnosed with oropharyngeal cancer had blood and saliva samples taken and were also asked about their ...

… : Which Is Best For Oropharyngeal Cancer Patients With Dysphagia?  -  Sep 25, 2006
Medical News Today - Medical News Today (press release)Patients with stage IV oropharyngeal cancer -- a type of cancer that ... In the oropharyngeal cancer population with small volume primary disease and ...

Throat cancer from HPV proves treatable  -  Sep 28, 2009
Science NewsThroat cancer, formally known as oropharyngeal cancer, ... “The better outcome of white versus black oropharyngeal cancer patients in an equal-care setting ...

Is Radiation or Chemoradiation Best for Oropharyngeal Cancer Patients  -  Sep 18, 2006
MedIndiaPatients with stage IV oropharyngeal cancer -- a type of cancer that develops in the part of the throat just behind the mouth that assists with breathing, ...

Pre-test diet can affect performance  -  Jun 3, 2007
Pay-Per-View - Jerusalem Post - ProQuest ArchiverThe researchers stressed that oropharyngeal cancer is relatively uncommon, and the overwhelming majority of people with an oral HPV infection probably will ...

The influence of allogenic blood transfusion in patients having free...  -  Oct 18, 2005
Nature.comIn this large cohort of patients with oral and oropharyngeal cancer, ... In the management of oral and oropharyngeal cancer prolonged surgical procedures ...

Oropharyngeal Cancer; Oropharyngeal carcinoma treated by intensity- …  -  Mar 28, 2006
Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow JonesAccording to a recent report, researchers in the United States conducted a study "to review the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's experience in using ...

Studies tie oral sex to throat cancer in some men  -  Oct 22, 2007
Colorado Springs GazetteThe oropharyngeal cancer attacks the tonsils or the base of the tongue. ... Despite the rising numbers, oropharyngeal cancer is uncommon compared with many ...

Low HPV infection rate led to decreased survival in blacks with SCCHN  -  Jul 30, 2009
HemOncTodayHPV-negative patients with oropharyngeal cancer (P<.0001). Overall, 34% of white patients and 4% of black patients were HPV-positive (P=.0004). ...

Ohio State study: HPV status predicts oral cancer progression,...  -  May 18, 2009
thelantern.comBut patients with HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancer tend to be younger and have smaller tumors at diagnosis, and they are less likely to smoke than ...

Health Scan: Pre-test diet can affect performance  -  Jun 2, 2007
Jerusalem PostThe researchers stressed that oropharyngeal cancer is relatively uncommon, and the overwhelming majority of people with an oral HPV infection probably will ...

Robotic Help For Oral Cancer  -  Sep 4, 2006
WYFF4.comBACKGROUND: The American Cancer Society estimates about 30990 new cases of oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer will be diagnosed in the United States in ...

Throat cancer – fellatio and cunnilingus pose a greater risk than...  -  Jan 14, 2008
دستناسيون سنتي - دستناسيون سنتيHowever, on a more reassuring note, the author stresses that “Oropharyngeal cancer and the majority of people who have an oral papillomavirus infection do ...

Oral sex really does cause some throat cancers  -  Apr 10, 2009
中国日报During the study, men and women who had been recently diagnosed with oropharyngeal cancer had blood and saliva samples taken and were also asked about their ...

Robotic Help For Oral Cancer  -  Oct 17, 2006
WFtv.comBACKGROUND: The American Cancer Society estimates about 30990 new cases of oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer will be diagnosed in the United States in ...

Article: Pre-test diet can affect performance - Jerusalem Post |...  -  Jun 3, 2007
Pay-Per-View - Jerusalem Post - HighBeam ResearchThe researchers stressed that oropharyngeal cancer is relatively uncommon, and the overwhelming majority of people with an oral HPV infection probably will ...

University of London; Oral cancer may be spread by sexual transmission  -  Oct 26, 2005
Pay-Per-View - Biotech Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones..."Recent studies have indicated that HPV may be etiologically important particularly in some types of oropharyngeal cancer, at least in tonsillar ...

oral cancer -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia  -  Jun 19, 2008
Subscription - Encyclopedia BritannicaOther symptoms of oral or oropharyngeal cancer include lumps or swelling in the cheek, neck, or jaw, difficulty swallowing or moving the tongue or jaw, ...

Oropharyngeal Cancer Patients Experience Post-Surgery Sleep Apnea  -  Oct 6, 2009
RedOrbitNearly all patients who underwent surgery to treat oropharyngeal cancer experienced some degree of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to new research ...

Oral Cancer; Oral cancer may be spread by sexual transmission  -  Oct 29, 2005
Pay-Per-View - Obesity, Fitness & Wellness Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones..."Recent studies have indicated that HPV may be etiologically important particularly in some types of oropharyngeal cancer, at least in tonsillar ...

HPV Infection Linked To Throat  -  May 14, 2007
webwire.comHPV 16 was present in the tumors of 72 percent of oropharyngeal cancer patients enrolled in ... For those who already have HPV-linked oropharyngeal cancer, ...

Finding the right mix for head and neck cancer treatment  -  Nov 10, 2008
HemOncTodayD'Souza et al published results in 2005 showing a correlation between oropharyngeal cancer and a high lifetime number of oral sex partners (OR=3.4; 95% CI, ...

Clinical: Case Study - Sore throat has signs of oral cancer  -  Nov 10, 2006
Pay-Per-View - GP - Factiva, from Dow JonesDespite the poor prognosis, oropharyngeal cancer is mostly preventable and the ... The symptoms of oropharyngeal cancer can be general, sometimes vague and ...

Striking Gap between White, Black in Cancer Survival  -  Aug 10, 2009
Fars News AgencyThe virus can also be spread through oral sex, causing cancer of the throat and tonsils, or oropharyngeal cancer. The new research builds on earlier work ...

Nuclear survivin expression is associated with HPV-independent …  -  Jan 22, 2008
Nature.comTherefore, we conducted a multicentre retrospective study on 106 consecutive oropharyngeal cancer patients. Human papillomavirus sequences were detected by ...

… significance of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes in oropharyngeal...  -  Aug 1, 2007
$4.95 - Ear, Nose and Throat Journal - ECNextHowever, their effects on outcomes in patients with oropharyngeal cancer specifically have yet to be elucidated. We conducted a retrospective study in an ...

Private dental group uses oral screening product  -  Apr 11, 2006
Dental EconomicsThere are some 30000 new cases of oropharyngeal cancer each year, and 8000 related deaths. "We're seeing a steady increase in adoption of ViziLite Plus ...

Cancer: The truth about this killer disease  -  Mar 20, 2009
News Today Online...alcohol (esophageal and oropharyngeal cancer), tobacco (lung, esophageal, urinary bladder, head and neck cancer), betel nuts (oropharyngeal cancer), ...

Oral sex could be more dangerous than cigars  -  May 10, 2007
RegisterA report based on a hospital study of 100 oropharyngeal cancer sufferers and 200 controls, carried out by Johns Hopkins scientists, appeared today in the ...

HPV vaccine could help prevent other cancers, too: studies  -  Jan 23, 2010
Vancouver Sun...infection is “the strongest risk factor�? for a relatively uncommon throat cancer called oropharyngeal cancer, “regardless of tobacco and alcohol use.�?

Article: Vitamin E prevents radiation side effect.(Literature Review...  -  Feb 1, 2005
Pay-Per-View - Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients - HighBeam ResearchArticle: Oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer: the role of ... Access; September 1, 2008 ; 700+ words ... ... and neck cancers are located in the oral ...

Article: Second Med Journal Probes Research Fraud - AP Online | …  -  Jan 21, 2006
Pay-Per-View - AP Online - HighBeam ResearchOral Cancer Risk factors: * age ... recent report in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests ... oropharyngeal cancer (a type of oral cancer), ...

… HPV infection increases risk of oropharyngeal cancer.(Latest...  -  May 18, 2007
Free with registration - Medical Economics - AccessMyLibrary.comResearchers at Johns Hopkins University found HPV-16 DNA in 72 percent of the tumors of patients with newly diagnosed oropharyngeal cancer; 64 percent of ...

Not all genital warts need to have treatment.(Infectious Diseases) |...  -  Jul 1, 2005
Pay-Per-View - Pediatric News - HighBeam Research...genital warts caused by HPV strains 6, 11, 16, and 18 in a Merck-sponsored ... oropharyngeal cancer and HPV 6 and 11 are associated with genital warts. ...

Human Papilloma Virus vaccines may decrease chances of oral cancer  -  Aug 30, 2007
PhysOrg.comHPV is linked to oropharyngeal cancer and may be linked to oral cancers ... Nearly 30000 new cases of oral and oropharyngeal cancer are reported each year. ...

COMBIMATRIX TO LAUNCH NON-INVASIVE CANCER SCREENING …  -  Apr 1, 2009
Pay-Per-View - Biotech Business - HighBeam ResearchIV oropharyngeal cancer (cancers of the upper throat ... predictor of outcome as cancer stage for patients with oropharyngeal cancers, ...

HPV vaccine may prevent a variety of cancers  -  Jan 25, 2010
Financial PostKimmel Cancer Center found oral HPV infection is "the strongest risk factor" for a relatively uncommon throat cancer called oropharyngeal cancer. ...

HPV linked to throat cancer  -  May 24, 2007
pride source.comIt is being evaluated in the prevention of oropharyngeal cancer as well. There is no biological reason why it should not be as effective in that tissue ...

Article: HPV STATUS PREDICTS SURVIVAL IN OROPHARYNGEAL …  -  Jul 1, 2009
Pay-Per-View - Biotech Business - HighBeam ResearchBut patients with HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancer also tend to be younger, have a smaller tumor at diagnosis, and are less likely to smoke than ...

Oral cancer data support HPV shots for men.(Infectious Diseases)(human...  -  Sep 15, 2007
Free with registration - Family Practice News - AccessMyLibrary.comThe similarities between HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer and cervical carcinogenesis, and the "biologic plausibility of the HPV carcinogenesis model all ...

HPV linked to form of throat cancer: published report finds more...  -  Jun 1, 2007
$4.95 - Pharmaceutical Representative - ECNextOropharyngeal cancer also was significantly linked with any past exposure to HPV. ... "Oral HPV infection is strongly associated with oropharyngeal cancer ...

Studies link insurance coverage to more advanced cancers  -  Jun 11, 2007
PhysOrg.comThe link between oropharyngeal cancer, disease severity and health insurance status has rarely if ever been studied. In breast cancer, this relationship has ...

Bacteria linked with deadly mouth cancer  -  Jul 7, 2005
Houston ChronicleThe American Cancer Society estimates about 29370 people will be newly diagnosed with oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer in the United States in 2005 and ...

Studies Link Insurance Coverage To More Advanced Cancers  -  Jun 12, 2007
sciencedaily.comThe link between oropharyngeal cancer, disease severity and health insurance status has rarely if ever been studied. In breast cancer, this relationship has ...

… HPV infection increases risk of oropharyngeal cancer.(Latest...  -  May 18, 2007
$4.95 - Medical Economics - ECNextN Engl J Med. 2007;356:19 [May 10, 2007] Researchers at Johns Hopkins University found HPV-16 DNA in 72 percent of the tumors of patients with newly ...

Type of insurance coverage linked to more advanced cancers  -  Jun 16, 2007
News-Medical.netThe link between oropharyngeal cancer, disease severity and health insurance status has rarely if ever been studied. In breast cancer, this relationship has ...

HPV Tied to Better Tongue, Tonsil Cancer Outcomes  -  May 14, 2008
Washington PostThe researchers gave an initial course of chemotherapy to 66 people with advanced oropharyngeal cancer, which includes cancer of the tonsils and the base of ...

Newer Radiation Treatment Easier For Some Throat Cancer Patients  -  Dec 3, 2007
Medical News Today - Medical News Today (press release)Oropharyngeal cancer, sometimes referred to as throat cancer, is a cancer that develops in the part of the throat located just behind the mouth, ...

Tumour HPV Status Predicts Survival in Patients With Oropharynx …  -  May 31, 2009
DG NewsIn addition, patients with HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancer achieved a 59% reduction in risk of death (hazard ratio [HR] = 0.41; 95% CI, 0.27-0.64) and a ...

Insurance Access Has Impact on Stage at Diagnosis of Two Cancers  -  Jun 18, 2007
MedscapeDisease stage at diagnosis is a key factor that influences the prognosis and treatment of oropharyngeal cancer. When the disease is localized, ...

STUDIES TIE ORAL SEX TO THROAT CANCER IN SOME MEN | Article …  -  Oct 23, 2007
Pay-Per-View - The Gazette - HighBeam ResearchThe oropharyngeal cancer attacks the tonsils or the base of the tongue. ... Despite the rising numbers, oropharyngeal cancer is uncommon compared with many ...

Article: Oral cavity disease: common: cancer of the mouth and various...  -  Jan 1, 2007
Pay-Per-View - Cat Watch - HighBeam ResearchArticle: Oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer: the role of ... Access; September 1, 2008 ; 700+ words ... ... and neck cancers are located in the oral ...

HPV Infection Linked to Throat Cancers; Oral Sex Increases Risk for...  -  May 9, 2007
Pay-Per-View - Ascribe Higher Education News Service - HighBeam ResearchGillison added that "people should be reassured that oropharyngeal cancer is relatively uncommon, and the overwhelming majority of people with an oral HPV ...

Severe fatigue and related factors in cancer patients before the...  -  May 27, 2008
Nature.comAt diagnosis emotional functioning, anxiety, and sleep problems were the most problematic in patients with oral and oropharyngeal cancer (Shepherd and ...

Delay in referral of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma to...  -  Jul 25, 2005
Nature.comGorsky M, Dayan D (1995) Referral delay in diagnosis of oro/oropharyngeal cancer in Israel. Eur J Cancer B Oral Oncol 31B: 166–168 | Article | ...

Oral Sex Spreads Virus, Might Lead to Throat Cancer  -  May 10, 2007
Bloomberg...``Oral-genital contact was strongly associated with oropharyngeal cancer, but we cannot rule out transmission through direct mouth-to-mouth contact or other ...

ACS :: Uninsured More Likely to Be Diagnosed With Late-Stage Cancer  -  Feb 18, 2008
ACS News Center...conducted in specific regions of the country, or looked only at specific cancer types (for example, breast or oropharyngeal cancer). ...

Bacteria linked to oral cancer  -  Jul 11, 2005
News-Medical.netAccording to the American Cancer Society, it is estimated that about 29370 people will be newly diagnosed with oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer in the ...

Doctor Urges Healthcare Workers To Be Alert To Suicide Risk Amongst …  -  Oct 22, 2006
Medical News Today - Medical News Today (press release)In cancers, such as those of the head and neck, particularly oropharyngeal cancer, where pain and difficulty feeding are factors, or in myeloma where we see ...

Why Racial Profiling Persists in Medical Research  -  Aug 22, 2009
TIME...the authors found: the presence of the sexually transmitted human papilloma virus (HPV), which appeared to protect patients with oropharyngeal cancer. ...

From The Sunday Times  -  Jun 29, 2008
Times Online...scientists have found that people who admitted to having had oral sex with more than six partners had a nine times greater risk of oropharyngeal cancer. ...

The Nine Major Risk Factors for Cancer  -  Dec 19, 2005
HealthandAge.comDeaths from cancer in the USA have fallen by 17% in the last decade in the young and middle-aged, though they've increased very slightly in the over 70s. ...

3-D Radiation Treatment Planning Reduces Feeding-Tube Use  -  Nov 7, 2006
sciencedaily.comThe majority of patients were men (82 percent) who had oropharyngeal cancer (63 percent) with a T stage (extent of primary tumor, including size, ...

Revisiting Induction Chemotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer  -  May 1, 2005
Psychiatric Times16,17] Domenge et al reported the only positive trial, a study that enrolled 318 patients with locally advanced oropharyngeal cancer. ...

Watch Your Mouth  -  Aug 16, 2006
ITP.netAccording to the American Cancer Society, 90% of patients diagnosed with oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer are tobacco users. ...

Revisiting Induction Chemotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer  -  Jun 1, 2005
Cancer NetworkStage T3/T4 or N2/N3 oropharyngeal cancer carries a similar high risk of locoregional failure and distant metastases, making these patients another ideal ...

Article: Risk factor: throat cancer linked to virus spread by...  -  May 12, 2007
Pay-Per-View - Science News - HighBeam Research...(HPV) is much more likely to turn up in the throat cells of people with a malignancy called oropharyngeal cancer than in the throat cells of others. ...

Doctor urges health-care workers to be alert to suicide risk amongst ...  -  Oct 18, 2006
eurekalert.orgIn cancers, such as those of the head and neck, particularly oropharyngeal cancer, where pain and difficulty feeding are factors, or in myeloma where we see ...

HPV Linked to Better Survival in Tonsil, Tongue Cancer  -  May 7, 2008
newswise.comIn this study, researchers treated 66 patients with advanced oropharyngeal cancer, which includes cancer of the tonsils and the base of the tongue. ...

Bacteria linked with mouth cancer. 09/07/2005. ABC News Online  -  Sep 7, 2005
ABC Regional Online - ABC Regional OnlineThe American Cancer Society estimates about 29370 people will be diagnosed with oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer in the United States in 2005 and 7320 ...

HPV vaccine protective against more than cervical cancer.(HEALTH …  -  Aug 1, 2007
Free with registration - Nation's Health - AccessMyLibrary.comAnother study found oral HPV infection is strongly associated with oropharyngeal cancer, and the study's authors said their finding "and those of other ...

3-D radiation treatment planning reduces feeding-tube use  -  Nov 5, 2006
eurekalert.orgThe majority of patients were men (82 percent) who had oropharyngeal cancer (63 percent) with a T stage (extent of primary tumor, including size, ...

Mayo Clinic expertise  -  Jul 12, 2008
MayoClinic.comOropharyngeal cancer begins in the oropharynx — the part of your throat that is right behind your mouth. Hypopharyngeal cancer (laryngopharyngeal cancer) ...

Explaining the increasing incidence of differentiated thyroid cancer  -  Nov 20, 2007
CMAJThe number of new cases diagnosed each year is comparable to that of leukemia, pancreatic cancer and oropharyngeal cancer. 1 Published in this issue of CMAJ ...

Debate intensifies over HPV vaccine requirements.(In A Flash)  -  Jun 1, 2007
Free with registration - Healthcare Traveler - AccessMyLibrary.comA new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine reports that oral infection with HPV is also significantly linked to oropharyngeal cancer, ...

Study Examines Gaps in Cancer Survival Between White and African …  -  Aug 6, 2009
Kansas City infoZine...but experts said that in the case of oropharyngeal cancer, there appeared to be distinct biological differences between the tumors. ...

Abstract and Introduction  -  Mar 3, 2005
Medscape...[5] There were significantly increased risks of chronic lymphocytic leukemia, brain and nervous system cancers, and oropharyngeal cancer in patients with ...

HPV discovered as possible cause of throat cancer  -  Oct 17, 2007
SDSU CollegianHPV 16 (Human Papillomavirus strain 16) infection is now linked with oropharyngeal cancer in men and women according to a new study in The New England ...

Skin Cancer: Recognition and Management is a Definitive Clinical …  -  Feb 15, 2008
Free with registration - Business Wire - AccessMyLibrary.com...and related disorders 16 Cutaneous metastatic disease 17 Cutaneous markers of internal malignancy 18 Early oral and oropharyngeal cancer diagnosis and ...

Sexually Transmitted HPV Linked to Certain Head & Neck Cancers  -  May 22, 2009
HealthNewsDigest.comThe American Cancer Society estimates that 35310 new cases of oral and oropharyngeal cancer are diagnosed every year—25310 of those in men—and 7590 people, ...

Taste and Smell Disorders Caused by Cancer or Treatments Add to …  -  Aug 17, 2009
Oncology Nursing NewsIn addition, radiotherapy administered to patients with oropharyngeal cancer did not significantly change their ability to recognize odors. ...

Infections and cancer  -  Jul 5, 2007
Cancer Research UKThere is evidence that HPV causes oropharyngeal cancer. Risk ratios for antibodies to HPV 16 vary widely, from 3.5 to 67, depending on the study and the ...

Vaccine key to avoiding HPV risk  -  Sep 12, 2007
Red and Black...a high number of sex partners, 26 or more, and a high number of oral sex partners, six or more, significantly was associated with oropharyngeal cancer. ...

Research Brief: HPV exposure linked to head and neck cancer.(Human …  -  Jun 16, 2006
Free with registration - GP - AccessMyLibrary.comA review of the role of HPV-16 in these squamous cell carcinomas showed that patients with oropharyngeal cancer are increasingly young, non-smokers and ...

Pharma Blog Watch  -  Aug 29, 2007
FDA news - FDA news (subscription)Merck hopes to have the shot approved as a treatment for oropharyngeal cancer, a type of oral cancer that occurs as a result of HPV-16/18. ...

IAS: Incidence of some cancers increasing significantly in HIV...  -  Aug 8, 2007
Aidsmap...liver cancer (SIR: 7.7); lung cancer (SIR: 3.3); melanoma (SIR: 2.6); oropharyngeal cancer (SIR: 2.6); and, colorectal cancer (SIR: 2.3). ...

Zila Completes First Phase of Global Marketing Initiatives for Oral...  -  Feb 11, 2009
Genetic Engineering News - Genetic Engineering News (press release)...number 16 (HPV16), causes oropharyngeal cancer (a type of oral cancer), and may help explain the increasing incidence of the disease in younger people. ...



Background information on Oropharyngeal Cancer [When available]

An oropharyngeal lesion is a wound or sore spot on the oropharynx, or back of the mouth. This includes sores on the upper throat, tonsils, soft palate, and base of the tongue.

Causes of oropharyngeal lesians include oral cancer, ulcers, and infections such as Ebola.

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