Research projects in the past year have focused on evaluating incidence trends for HPV-related and HPV-unrelated head and neck cancer sites internationally;investigating historical trends in the proportion of oropharynx cancers attributable to HPV infection in the US;characterizing the proportion of oropharynx cancers attributable to HPV infection in India, a region with very high incidence of head and neck cancers;and studying the prevalence and predictors of oral HPV infection within the U.S. NHANES, a representative cross-sectional survey of the U.S. civilian population.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Investigator-Initiated Intramural Research Projects (ZIA)
Project #
1ZIACP010213-04
Application #
8763655
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Support Year
4
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$475,576
Indirect Cost
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Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics
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Fakhry, Carole; Psyrri, Amanda; Chaturvedhi, Anil (2014) HPV and head and neck cancers: state-of-the-science. Oral Oncol 50:353-5
Gillison, Maura L; Castellsague, Xavier; Chaturvedi, Anil et al. (2013) Comparative epidemiology of HPV infection and associated cancers of the head and neck and cervix. Int J Cancer :