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Is it true that people who suffer from chronic tonsillitis , allergic rhinitis oral hpv-16 are more susceptible to tonsil cancer?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
HPV: Yes. Of the non-genital cancers, tonsillar carcinomas have the strongest association with hpv. And this is particularly true for hpv-16.
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu commented
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Not linked to chronic tonsillitis or allergic rhinitis however.
Feb 12, 2014

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