Expression of p16 in squamous cell carcinoma of the mobile tongue is independent of HPV infection despite presence of the HPV-receptor syndecan-1

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Background:Tongue squamous cell carcinoma (TSCC) is increasing in incidence, especially among young patients and preferably females. Infection with human papilloma virus (HPV) has been suggested as a cause of SCC in the head and neck, and the proportion of oropharyngeal cancers caused by HPV has steadily increased.Methods:Samples from 109 patients with… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/bjc.2015.207

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@inproceedings{Sgaramella2015ExpressionOP, title={Expression of p16 in squamous cell carcinoma of the mobile tongue is independent of HPV infection despite presence of the HPV-receptor syndecan-1}, author={Nicola Sgaramella and Philip J Coates and Klas Strindlund and Lotta Loljung and Giuseppe Colella and G{\"o}ran Laurell and Riccardo Rossiello and Lorenzo Lo Muzio and Christos P. Loizou and Gianpaolo P Tartaro and Karl Olofsson and Kenneth Danielsson and Robin Fahraeus and Karin Nylander}, booktitle={British Journal of Cancer}, year={2015} }