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Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a DNA virus that causes cancer in multiple sites. Although sexual activity is the primary means of oropharyngeal HPV acquisition, studies suggest HPV transmission through occupational exposure from medical instruments and surgical fumes. We assess if aerosolization of HPV16 DNA via electrocautery places otolaryngologists at risk for exposure.
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Name: The Laryngoscope
The improved survival and better response to treatments of human papillomavirus (HPV)-related oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) highlight the need for effective tools in evaluating HPV sta...
Human papillomavirus (HPV)-mediated oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) is associated with dramatically improved survival in comparison with HPV-negative OPC and can be successfully treated with surgical and n...
Accurate prognostic stratification of human papillomavirus associated oropharyngeal cancers (HPV+OPSCC) is required to identify patients potentially suitable for treatment deintensification. We evalua...
The incidence of oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) is increasing, particularly human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated OPC. The aim of this study was to specify the total societal cost of OPC by HPV status, ca...
To evaluate the impact of cisplatin cumulative dose (CDDP-D) and smoking pack-years (PYs) on cause-specific survival (CSS) and overall survival (OS) in human papillomavirus-positive (HPV+) oropharynge...
Sevoflurane is a widely used volatile agent for induction and maintenance of anaesthesia. The administration of sevoflurane involves the risk of occupational exposure. Possible negative im...
This phase I trial studies the side effects of nivolumab and IRX-2 and how well they work in treating participants with stage III-IVA oral cavity cancer or human papillomavirus (HPV)-posit...
High risk papillomavirus (HR-HPV) have an oncogenic role in Oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas (OP-SCC) in at least 25% of the cases and the prevalence is increasing. HPV+ might be mor...
The aim of this study is to identify HPV molecular signature in head and neck cancer to establish a new classification for positive human papillomavirus oropharyngeal tumor
This is a study to determine what Human Papillomavirus HIV seropositive women in Botswana, South Africa and Brasil have been exposed to during their life. The Human Papillomavirus causes c...
A type of human papillomavirus especially associated with malignant tumors of the genital and RESPIRATORY MUCOSA.
Asthma attacks caused, triggered, or exacerbated by OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE.
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.
Vaccines or candidate vaccines used to prevent PAPILLOMAVIRUS INFECTIONS. Human vaccines are intended to reduce the incidence of UTERINE CERVICAL NEOPLASMS, so they are sometimes considered a type of CANCER VACCINES. They are often composed of CAPSID PROTEINS, especially L1 protein, from various types of ALPHAPAPILLOMAVIRUS.
ACNE-like skin eruptions caused by exposure to CHLORINE-containing compounds. Exposure can be by inhalation, ingestion, or through the skin. Chloracne is often seen in people who have occupational contact with chlorinated pesticides, wood preservatives, and sealants.
Cervical cancer is a malignant neoplasm of the cervix uteri or cervical area. Symptoms include vaginal bleeding, but may not present until later stages of the cancer. Cervical cancer can be treated using surgery (including local excision) in early stages...