Oropharyngeal cancer: high T cell count correlates with improved prognosis of HPV+ disease

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Takeaway

  • A high number of tumor-infiltrating T cells is associated with improved survival of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) patients with a low number of IL-17+ non-T cells or human papillomavirus-positive (HPV+) disease.

Key results

  • The number of T cells was significant...