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Two new studies have discovered that assessments of the human papillomavirus which test for a single DNA biomarker alone are a weak indicator for determining the risk of HPV-driven head and neck cancers.
Even though the human papillomavirus (HPV) is a risk factor for certain head and neck cancers, its presence could make all the difference in terms of survival, especially for African Americans with throat cancer.
Over the past few decades, doctors have noted a surprising trend in cancer of the tonsils and base of the tongue.
The human papillomavirus (HPV) is more likely to be found in tumors of laryngeal cancer patients who are male and those with private health insurance.
Oropharyngeal cancer patients whose tumors in the upper part of the throat test positively for the human papillomavirus (HPV) have better overall survival than patients with HPV-negative disease.
The presence of human papilloma virus, the virus that causes cervical cancer, in tumors is the most important predictor of survival for people diagnosed with oropharyngeal cancer (cancer of the back of the mouth).
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