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tonsillar HPV-associated squamous cell carcinoma

Tuesday 23 September 2014

HPV-related tonsil SCC; HPV-related tonsil squamous cell carcinoma

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- https://twitter.com/ShackletonMD/status/736658658264645632

Patients with HPV-related tonsil squamous cell carcinoma rarely harbour oncogenic HPV infection at other pharyngeal sites.

Evolution

- relapsing rate 68 months : 3.5% (26487998)

- Overall survival (OS) was 74% (26487998)

Open References

- Patterns of Relapse in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Tonsil - Unilateral vs. Bilateral Radiation in the HPV-Era. Ye A, Bradley KL, Kader H, Wu J, Hay JH.
Cureus. 2015 Sep 10;7(9):e322. doi : 10.7759/cureus.322 PMID: 26487998 (Free)

- Patients with HPV-related tonsil squamous cell carcinoma rarely harbour oncogenic HPV infection at other pharyngeal sites. Thavaraj S, Stokes A, Mazuno K, Henley-Smith R, Suh YE, Paleri V, Tavassoli M, Odell E, Robinson M. Oral Oncol. 2014 Apr;50(4):241-6. doi : 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2013.12.012 PMID: 24434066 [Free]

- Molecular etiology of second primary tumors in contralateral tonsils of human papillomavirus-associated index tonsillar carcinomas. Joseph AW, Ogawa T, Bishop JA, Lyford-Pike S, Chang X, Phelps TH, Westra WH, Pai SI. Oral Oncol. 2013 Mar;49(3):244-8. doi : 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2012.09.009 PMID: 23062994