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Herpesviruses in Head and Neck Cancers

Version 1 : Received: 26 November 2019 / Approved: 26 November 2019 / Online: 26 November 2019 (15:28:52 CET)

How to cite: Wołącewicz, M.; Becht, R.; Grywalska, E.; Niedźwiedzka-Rystwej, P. Herpesviruses in Head and Neck Cancers. Preprints 2019, 2019110320 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201911.0320.v1). Wołącewicz, M.; Becht, R.; Grywalska, E.; Niedźwiedzka-Rystwej, P. Herpesviruses in Head and Neck Cancers. Preprints 2019, 2019110320 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201911.0320.v1).

Abstract

Head and neck cancers arise from mucosa lining the oral cavity, oropharynx, hypopharynx, larynx, sinonasal tract, and nasopharynx and the etiology of head and neck cancers is complex and involves many factors, among which oncogenic viruses are also enumerated. Nevertheless, this type of cancers are among the most common cancers around the world. The thorough knowledge of the pathogenesis of viral infection is needed to fully understand its impact on cancer development.

Subject Areas

herpesviruses; oncogenic viruses; head and neck cancer

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