Home the sidney kimmel comprehensive cancer center centers clinics head neck cancer center hpv and head neck cancer hpv and head neck cancer johns hopkins head and neck surgeon carole fakhry answers questions about oral hpv the hpv vaccine and recommendations for the vaccines use. Infection with cancer causing types of human papillomavirus hpv especially hpv type 16 is a risk factor for some types of head and neck cancers particularly oropharyngeal cancers that involve the tonsils or the base of the tongue 9 11. Hpv and head and neck cancer an issue of otolaryngologic clinics 1st edition author sara i pai hpv is a growing epidemic in head and neck cancer and specialists working with these diseases are provided information on shifting trends in hpv in head and neck cancers along with challenges and controversies in treating this disease. According to experts by 2020 head and neck cancer will beat out cervical cancer as the most common hpv related cancer before the 1990s it was thought that head and neck cancers were caused by smoking and drinking but over the past 30 years there has been a sharp spike in these cancers in heterosexual males leading experts to look for . In general patients with hpv positive head and neck cancer have better outcomes than patients with head and neck cancer that is not related to hpv however both types of cancers are currently treated in the same way whether or not they are caused by or related to hpv
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