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HPV-Associated Oropharyngeal Cancers Increasing in the U.S.

HPVAssociated Oropharyngeal Cancers Increasing in the US
A new national report on cancer incidence trends 1 presents data of relevance for dentists and the public. First, the report provides encouraging long-term data on declining death rates for several common cancer types, but it also presents significant data on the increasing incidence rates of human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated cancers of the oropharynx, including the base of the tongue and tonsils.

updated: 3 years ago