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Recently human papillomavirus (HPV) has been recognized to cause some oropharyngeal (tonsil) cancer. But very little is known about oral HPV infection and risk factors. This study will evaluate how common oral HPV infection is, what sexual behaviors are associated with risk for infection, and how long infections tend to last.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Oral HPV Infection
Not yet recruiting
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:41-0400
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Human papillomavirus (HPV) infects keratinocytes in the mucosa or skin, and persistent infection with HPV may lead to premalignant lesions and invasive cancer, especially cervical cancer. It has also ...
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