Sharp Increase In HPV-positive Tonsil Cancer Found

Thursday, April 2, 2009 - 10:14 in Health & Medicine

The number of cases of tonsil cancer continues to increase, according to a new Swedish study with diagnoses tripling since 1970. The results of the study, which mainly cover the Swedish capital of Stockholm, show that this increase is directly linked to the human papillomavirus (HPV).

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