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SEER Study Ties Oral Cancer Risk among Under-45s to HPV
January 31, 2014
The following study, published in the journal Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, queried the SEER database for adults under age 45 who had been diagnosed with invasive squamous cell oropharyngeal cancer between 1973 and 2009.
Gayar OH, Ruterbusch JJ, Elshaikh M, Cote M, Ghanem T, Hall F, Siddiqui F. Oropharyngeal Carcinoma in Young Adults: An Alarming National Trend. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Jan 22. [Epub ahead of print] [PubMed Abstract]
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