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HPV Causes Head and Neck Cancer

Correspondence to Author:  Buler Navas, 

Department of Radiation Oncology, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey.


Human papillomavirus (HPV) - associated head ANd neck epithelial cell cancer (HNSCC) is an entity with distinctive clinical and molecular characteristics, that primarily arises from the palatine tonsils and base of the tongue. Nowadays, bodily cavity cancers ar increasing in incidence despite declining prevalence of smoking and in direct opposition to a decreasing incidence of all different HNSCC. a scourge of HPV-associated bodily cavity cancers appears to account for these incidence trends. HPV-positive malignancies represent 5-20% of all HNSCC and 40-90% of these arising from the cavity. HPV-16 is out and away the foremost common unsound HPV genotype detected in bodily cavity epithelial cell cancer (SCC). HPV-associated HNSCC have a strikingly higher prognosis with improved responsiveness to the treatment choices together with therapy and chemo-radiotherapy and favorable survival rates. so the treatment choice for HPV- associated bodily cavity cancer is changing into a important issue. Novel studies concerning HPV-associated bodily cavity cancer have contributed to our raised understanding of this new entity. Multiple clinical trials ar presently afoot to see whether or not a number of these patients are often satisfactorily managed with a de-escalated treatment approach. However, information ar presently poor to vary treatment ways for HPV-associated bodily cavity cancer.

Keywords :
Human papillomavirus, Head and neck cancer, bodily cavity cancer, carcinoma, epithelial cell cancer.


Buler Navas. HPV Causes Head and Neck Cancer. World Journal of Otolaryngology 2024.

Journal Info

  • Journal Name: World Journal of Otolaryngology
  • Impact Factor: 1.702*
  • ISSN: 2831-8056
  • DOI: 10.52338/Wjogy
  • Short Name: WJOGY
  • Acceptance rate: 55%
  • Volume: 6 (2024)
  • Submission to acceptance: 25 days
  • Acceptance to publication: 10 days


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