Published in Cancer Weekly, March 16th, 2004
"The aim of this study was to ascertain the prevalence of HPV 16/18 DNA in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) vs. normal oral mucosa, and to correlate the virologic data with other factors obtained from the patients' records," researchers in the People's Republic of China report.
"One hundred-thirteen paraffin embedded tissue samples (73 OSCC and 40 normal oral mucosa) were studied using HPV type specific primer-mediated polymerase chain reaction (PCR)," wrote Z.Y. Zhang and colleagues, Shanghai Medical...
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