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Evaluation of human papillomavirus antibodies and risk of subsequent head and neck cancer.

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PURPOSE: Human papillomavirus type 16 (HPV16) infection is causing an increasing number of oropharyngeal cancers in the United States and Europe. The aim of our study was to investigate whether HPV antibodies are associated with head and neck cancer risk when measured in prediagnostic sera. METHODS: We identified 638 participants with incident head and neck cancers (patients; 180 oral cancers, 135 oropharynx cancers, and 247 hypopharynx/larynx cancers) and 300 patients with esophageal cancers...

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10.1200/jco.2012.47.2738

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Journal:
Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
Volume:
31
Issue:
21
Pages:
2708-2715
Publication date:
2013-07-05
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EISSN:
1527-7755
ISSN:
0732-183X
URN:
uuid:1a24b197-df2b-4faa-a155-234294707eac
Source identifiers:
407828
Local pid:
pubs:407828

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