HPV as a throat cancer risk factor for smokers

Bookmark and Share
Published: 20 Dec 2016
Views: 1397
Rating:
Save
Prof Carol Bradford - University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, USA

Prof Bradford speaks with ecancertv at the IFHNOS 2016 session in Moscow about her current research, specialising in HPV-related cancer.

She notes a worse prognosis for smokers with HPV, and considers the potential for virus-mediated gene disruption as a promoter of tumourigenesis.

 

She also spoke with ecancer about the epidemic of HPV related throat cancer, here, and melanoma of the head and neck, here.