Yes No. Recent data suggest that individuals that come to the disease from this particular cause have a significant survival advantage,  as the disease responds better to radiation treatments than tobacco caused disease. Journal of the American Dental Association. Recent research from multiple peer-reviewed journal articles indicates that HPV16 is the primary risk factor in this new population of oral cancer victims. Biopsy and resected frozen and formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded specimens of oral cavity SCC were available from patients who were recruited at two Brazilian centres.
Oral lesions are asymptomatic initially, highlighting the need for oral screening.
Frequency of HPV in oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma.
Lopes et al. Oral squamous cell carcinoma is a disease of environmental factors, the greatest of which is tobacco. This number is rising and has an overall higher ASIR at 7. Epithelial pathology. Multiple logistic regression Adjusted to all variables. As the tumor enlarges, it may become an ulcer and bleed.