Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Immunogenetic determinants of HPV-related head and neck cancer in Veterans|
Donna L. White
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| October 2018 -
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While numbers of tobacco-associated head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) sharply declined during the latter half of the 20th century, incidence of human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated HNSCC specifically oropharyngeal cancer (OPC), which like cervical cancer is currently thought to be predominantly an HPV-related cancer, has sharply increased. The number of persons exposed to HPV is far greater than the number who ultimately develop HPV-related cancers, thus heritable genetic factors as...
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