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Risk factors for oral HPV persistence and HPV-associated cancer
(Johns Hopkins University, 2016-03-14)
Background: Persistent human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is a well-known cause of cervical and anogenital cancers. In the past decade, oral HPV infection was established as a cause of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma ...
Cancer outcomes among people with HIV in North America in the era of antiretroviral therapy
(Johns Hopkins University, 2018-05-17)
Background: Poorer cancer outcomes have been observed for people with HIV (PWH) including more advanced stage at diagnosis, lower uptake of cancer treatment, and higher mortality. However, these results have not been ...
Evaluating Geographic Cancer Disparities in Baltimore City, Maryland
(Johns Hopkins University, 2016-04-04)
Research and policy continue to hold cancer as a top priority in the United States due to its public health burden. As the aging population increases, it is an issue that will likely continue to grow in scope. However, ...