Detection of human papillomavirus in cervical lymph nodes: a highly effective strategy for localizing site of tumor origin.

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PURPOSE Patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) often come to clinical attention with a neck mass due to metastatic spread to lymph nodes. Treatment is dictated by the subsequent determination of primary tumor site and stage. However, the primary site remains elusive in some patients even after an exhaustive examination. Human… (More)

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