Is p16 immunohistochemistry a more cost-effective method for identification of human papilloma virus-associated head and neck squamous cell carcinoma?

@article{Thomas2012IsPI,
  title={Is p16 immunohistochemistry a more cost-effective method for identification of human papilloma virus-associated head and neck squamous cell carcinoma?},
  author={Jaiyeola O Thomas and Thad Primeaux},
  journal={Annals of diagnostic pathology},
  year={2012},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={91-9}
}
Tobacco and alcohol use are established risk factors for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). However, patients with a unique subset of human papilloma virus (HPV)-associated HNSCC have been documented to have a better survival outcome. These tumors occur more frequently in the tonsils and oropharyngeal sites, among younger patients, higher socioeconomic group, and those exposed to more sexual partners and oral sex compared with HPV-negative HNSCC. Although tobacco- and alcohol… CONTINUE READING

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