Risk groups for survival in HPV-positive and HPV-negative OPSCC

Michelle M. Rietbergen, Ruud H. Brakenhoff, C. René Leemans

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Over the last three decades, it has become clear that infection with high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) is etiologically linked to the development of head and neck squamous cell carcinomas, particularly those carcinomas that arise in the oropharyngeal region.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)221-231
Number of pages11
JournalRecent Results in Cancer Research
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2017


  • Biomarkers
  • Comorbidity
  • De-escalation
  • Prognostic model
  • Risk groups

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