Tag: ENT

1. Having a prior tonsillectomy was correlated to a greater risk of developing esophageal adenocarcinoma, with an odds ratio of 1.7. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) is a subtype of esophageal cancer that has gradually grown in incidence over the years, increasing six-fold in the United States between...
1. Compared to HPV negative oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma, HPV positive tumors are associated with increased overall survival after progression of disease. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Certain strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) are associated with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas (OPCs), and HPV positive tumors have significantly reduced risk...
Image: PD 1. Long-term sexual partners of patients with HPV-oropharyngeal cancer did not have increased prevalence of oral HPV infection or oropharyngeal cancer compared to the general population. Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Fair) Study Rundown: HPV, human papilloma virus, is one of the most well-known oncogenic human cancers and has been associated...