HPV status in patients with head and neck of carcinoma of unknown primary site: HPV, tobacco smoking, and outcome.


Infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) is linked to oropharyngeal cancer. This analysis investigated possible associations between HPV status, smoking history and survival outcome in patients with neck metastasis and carcinoma of unknown primary (CUP).

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Original languageEnglish
Article number11
Publication statusPublished - 2012
pubmed 22739067