Transoral robotic surgery and human papillomavirus status: Oncologic results

@article{Cohen2011TransoralRS,
  title={Transoral robotic surgery and human papillomavirus status: Oncologic results},
  author={Marc A. Cohen and Gregory S. Weinstein and Bert W O'Malley and Michael D. Feldman and Harry Quon},
  journal={Head \& Neck},
  year={2011},
  volume={33}
}
Patients with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) have been shown to have distinct outcome profiles based on their human papillomavirus (HPV) status. The purpose of this study was to assess HPV‐related outcomes after transoral robotic surgery (TORS) with adjuvant therapy as indicated. 

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