A groundbreaking study in Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, suggests that having the human papillomavirus (HPV) improves survival in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Furthermore, African-Americans had far less HPV infection than whites, which led to worse survival. Read the press release for more information and listen to the teleconference about this study.
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Last updated: Sept. 3, 2009