Study of Oral Papillomavirus In Teens and Twenties

2014-08-27 03:18:41 | BioPortfolio


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.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective


Oral HPV Infection


Not yet recruiting


Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Results (where available)

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