Synchronous cancers in patients with head and neck cancer: Risks in the era of human papillomavirus-associated oropharyngeal cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Alphapapillomavirus
  • Carcinoma, Squamous Cell
  • Head and Neck Neoplasms
  • Neoplasms, Multiple Primary
  • Oropharyngeal Neoplasms
  • Papillomavirus Infections

abstract

  • The current data are consistent with the etiologic shift of oropharyngeal HNSCC, from a primarily tobacco-associated malignancy associated with significant field cancerization of the upper aerodigestive mucosa, to a malignancy primarily caused by oncogenic human papillomavirus.

publication date

  • May 15, 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.27988

PubMed ID

  • 23423883

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1832

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 119

number

  • 10