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Are cancers of the retromolar trigone associated more with HPV or smoking?

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Dr. Marc Grobman
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

They can be associated with the hpv virus and/or smoking.
Speak with your physician or an otolaryngologist.

In brief: Yes

They can be associated with the hpv virus and/or smoking.
Speak with your physician or an otolaryngologist.
Dr. Marc Grobman
Dr. Marc Grobman
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology

In brief: This anatomic area

Is notoriously tough to treat successfully and likely associated with either hpv or smoking.
Pathology can determine if the hpv genome is present in your tissue.

In brief: This anatomic area

Is notoriously tough to treat successfully and likely associated with either hpv or smoking.
Pathology can determine if the hpv genome is present in your tissue.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Kris Gast
Radiation Oncology

In brief: Tob or HPV

The majority of head and neck ca are associated with smoking or chewing tobacco.
It is only just becoming apparent that some cases are also linked to hpv in younger patients.If you smoke or chew the cancer is related to this by far, if you do neither than it is most likely from exposure to hpv.

In brief: Tob or HPV

The majority of head and neck ca are associated with smoking or chewing tobacco.
It is only just becoming apparent that some cases are also linked to hpv in younger patients.If you smoke or chew the cancer is related to this by far, if you do neither than it is most likely from exposure to hpv.
Dr. Kris Gast
Dr. Kris Gast
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