Head and Neck Cancer.

@article{Chow2020HeadAN,
  title={Head and Neck Cancer.},
  author={Laura Q. M. Chow},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2020},
  volume={382 1},
  pages={
          60-72
        }
}
  • L. Chow
  • Published 2 January 2020
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
Head and Neck Cancer Most head and neck cancers (73% in the United States) are now related to human papillomavirus infection rather than tobacco and alcohol. Primary cancers are largely squamous-ce... 

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