Author | Aru Panwar, MD


Emergence of a Novel Staging System for Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Based on HPV Status

December 15, 2017

ByAru Panwar, MD|Erik Interval, MD|William M. Lydiatt, MD, EMBA

The staging of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma has undergone key changes in the eighth edition of the American Joint Committee on Cancer Staging Manual, set to take effect January 1, 2018. We describe the revised staging parameters and the rationale in support of the changes.