HPV detection methods in head and neck cancer.

Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is emerging as a major prognostic and predictive marker in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). Researches are focused on the development of HPV detection assays specially designed for HNSCC. The HPV diagnosis in these tumours is relevant toprognosis even in an already-developed tumour, whereas in the cervix… (More)