Published in Virus Weekly, April 29th, 2003
"Although studies have established human papillomaviruses (HPVs) as a risk factor for oral and oropharyngeal cancer, it is not clear whether viral infection affects survival in head and neck malignancies.
"This investigation examined the relationship between HPV and survival in carcinomas of the oral cavity and oropharynx. Formalin fixed, paraffin embedded tumor specimens from 139 newly diagnosed cases were tested for HPVs by PCR and DNA...
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