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Could mouth rinse to detect HPV DNA be associated with predicting risk of head/neck cancer recurrence, death?

20:00 EDT 1 May 2019 | AAAS

(JAMA Network) Researchers examined if a mouth rinse to detect human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA might be associated with helping to predict risk of recurrence of head and neck squamous cell cancer and death. This study included 396 adults with head and neck squamous cell cancer of the mouth or throat, of which 202 patients had HPV-positive cancers.

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