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HPV and p16 Testing in Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Methodology, Interpretation, and Significance



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Slide 2

March 2012

I have 4 primary objectives today: the first is to identify the key principles and events related to HPV and p16 in the pathogenesis of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma, or OPSCC; the second is to highlight indications for HPV and p16 testing in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma; third, we will spend time discussing the interpretation of the most commonly used clinical assays designed for HPV and p16 detection in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma; and lastly, I will call attention to the strengths and limitations of current assays available for HPV and p16 testing in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.

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