HPV and head and neck cancers /

This book serves a snapshot of the current knowledge base in field. As human papillomavirus (HPV) causes a rising number of oropharyngeal cancers, understanding the biological, clinical and social implications of this infection has become increasingly important for head and neck practitioners. This...

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Other Authors: Fakhry, Carole, (Editor)
D'Souza, Gypsyamber,
Format: Book Electronic
Published:New Dehli : Springer, 2015.
Series:Head and neck cancer clinics (Series)
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Table of Contents:
  • Anatomical sites and subsites of head and neck cancer
  • Epidemiology of oral HPV infection and HPV-associated head and neck cancer
  • Frequent behavioural questions with an HPV-positive malignancy of the head and neck
  • The molecular biology of HPV-related head and neck cancer
  • The diagnosis of HPV-related head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: Recognition of its microscopic appearance and the use of ancillary detection assays
  • Clinical management of HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer
  • The role of vaccines for HPV-related head and neck cancers
  • The care of the HPV-negative head and neck cancer patient: Presentation, prognosis, treatment.