HPV Involvement in Head and Neck Cancers: Comprehensive Assessment of Biomarkers in 3680 Patients


Castellsague X., Alemany L., Quer M., Halec G., Quiros B., Tous S., ...More

JNCI-JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE, vol.108, no.6, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 108 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/jnci/djv403
  • Title of Journal : JNCI-JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE

Abstract

Background: We conducted a large international study to estimate fractions of head and neck cancers (HNCs) attributable to human papillomavirus (HPV-AFs) using six HPV-related biomarkers of viral detection, transcription, and cellular transformation.