Molecular predictors of locoregional and distant metastases in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma

Abstract

BACKGROUND The incidence of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) is increasing due to fundamental changes in oncogenesis related to effects of the human papilomavirus (HPV). Virally-mediated tumours behave and respond to treatment differently than their classic, carcinogenically-mediated counterparts despite similar stage and grade of disease. This… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1916-0216-42-53

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