Introduction The increasing incidence of head and neck cancer (HNSCC)during the last decades highlights the need to better under-stand the role of HPV in the development of these cancers.The aim of this study is to conduct a systematic review of thescientific literature concerning all observational studies and ameta-analysis to discuss the existing evidence for a causalassociation between HPV infection and the HNSCC at diverseanatomical head and neck subsites and then to quantifyassociation between the presence of hpv and development headneck cancer and therefore obtain a reliable estimation of therisk infection in the its development

Human Papillomavirus and cancers of head and neck: a systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis of observational studies / La Torre, G; Semyonov, L; Saulle, R; Guerra, F; Mannocci, A. - In: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH. - ISSN 1101-1262. - 23:suppl_1(2013). [10.1093/eurpub/ckt126.340]

Human Papillomavirus and cancers of head and neck: a systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis of observational studies

La Torre, G;Semyonov, L;Saulle, R;Guerra, F;
2013

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Introduction The increasing incidence of head and neck cancer (HNSCC)during the last decades highlights the need to better under-stand the role of HPV in the development of these cancers.The aim of this study is to conduct a systematic review of thescientific literature concerning all observational studies and ameta-analysis to discuss the existing evidence for a causalassociation between HPV infection and the HNSCC at diverseanatomical head and neck subsites and then to quantifyassociation between the presence of hpv and development headneck cancer and therefore obtain a reliable estimation of therisk infection in the its development
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