- Include people diagnosed with oral and oropharyngeal cancer caused by the HPV-16 virus
- Collect and analyze blood every 3 months within the first 2 years of diagnosis. Between 2 and 5 years do it every 4 months
Outcome: increase the survival rate. The death rate is about 43% at five years from diagnosis. When found at... more »
Chronic stress has significant suppressive impact on the immune system and would influence the risk of infection-associated cancers if high risk infections are allowed to persist. In general populations and healthy adult populations, this question has not been addressed. It would involve serial measurement of oral or anogenital human papillomavirus, or even helicobacter pylori.