The role of human papillomavirus in oral squamous cell carcinoma: myth and reality

Abstract

As the traditional risk factors for oral squamous cell carcinoma, especially tobacco, decline, new potential causative agents become the focus of research. Since the discovery of human papillomavirus (HPV) and its importance in carcinogenesis in cervical cancer, a lot of research has been undertaken to define its role in different types of cancer. In the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10006-012-0383-0

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@article{Kansy2012TheRO, title={The role of human papillomavirus in oral squamous cell carcinoma: myth and reality}, author={Katinka Kansy and Oliver Christian Thiele and Kolja Freier}, journal={Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery}, year={2012}, volume={18}, pages={165-172} }