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World Trade Center responders might face greater risk of HPV throat and tongue cancer

03:00 EDT 8 Sep 2017 | Medical Xpress

Researchers at Rutgers University – investigating the causes of head and neck cancers in World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers – will take the lead in a study to determine whether the responders are at a greater risk for human papillomavirus (HPV)-related throat and tongue cancer because of their exposure to toxic dust and debris.

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