The rise of HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancers in the United States

Carole Fakhry, Ezra Cohen

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Abstract

This perspective highlights a study that reports an increasing proportion of human papillomavirus-positive oropharyngeal cancer among blacks in recent calendar periods. The results are discussed in the context of other studies which evaluated racial differences in the distribution of human papillomavirus-positive oropharyngeal cancer and survival.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9-11
Number of pages3
JournalCancer Prevention Research
Volume8
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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