Antibodies to a high-risk type of human papillomavirus (HPV16) could help detect oropharyngeal cancer several years before the clinical onset of the disease, reveals a new study from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in cooperation with the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and the United States National Cancer Institute (NCI) in an article published online today by the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
A R Kreimer, M Johansson, T Waterboer, R Kaaks, J Chang-Claude, D Drogen, A Tjřnneland et al.
Evaluation of Human Papillomavirus Antibodies and Risk of Subsequent Head and Neck Cancer
Journal of Clinical Oncology published online on June 17, 2013; DOI: 10.1200/JCO.2012.47.2738
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We are delighted to announce that the 1st International Workshop on “The Food Metabolome and Biomarkers for Dietary Exposure” will be held on 4–5 July 2013 at the 9th International Conference of the Metabolomics Society in Glasgow, Scotland.
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Improving Public Health Through Mycotoxin Control
IARC Scientific Publication, No 158
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