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Epidemiology and Patient Distribution of Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal SCC in Canada.

加拿大口腔和口咽部 SCC 流行病学和患者分布。

  • 影响因子:1.11
  • DOI:10.1177/1203475420915448
  • 作者列表:"Ghazawi FM","Lu J","Savin E","Zubarev A","Chauvin P","Sasseville D","Zeitouni A","Litvinov IV
  • 发表时间:2020-04-02

BACKGROUND:Oral cavity cancers (OCCs) and oropharyngeal cancers (OPCs) continue to be a major source of morbidity and mortality worldwide requiring the shared effort of numerous specialists. Tobacco and alcohol consumption have long been identified as risk factors for both OCC and OPC. In addition, human papilloma virus (HPV) is gaining its position as the main causal agent for OPC. OBJECTIVE:The objective of this study is to analyze the epidemiology of OCC and OPC in Canada. METHODS:Data pertaining to the year of diagnosis, the patient's sex, age at the time of diagnosis, province/territory, city and postal code of oral cavity, and oropharyngeal malignancies diagnosed during 1992-2010 were extracted from the Canadian Cancer Registry and Le Registre Québécois du Cancer. RESULTS:In total, 21 685 OCC cases and 15 965 OPC cases were identified from 1992 to 2010. Of those, 84.97% were oral cavity squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs), 88.10% were oropharyngeal SCCs, and both had a significant male predominance. While oral cavity SCC incidence stabilized over the study period, oropharyngeal SCC continued to increase. Oral cavity SCC incidence increased with age, while oropharyngeal SCC incidence peaked in the 50- to 59-year age group. Detailed geographic distribution analysis of patients at the provincial/territorial, city, and postal code levels identified several patient clusters. CONCLUSIONS:This work highlights important epidemiological differences in trends between oral and oropharyngeal cancers, identifies high-incidence postal codes for each malignancy, and correlates incidence/mortality with known risk factors including alcohol/tobacco use and HPV infections, therefore providing a comprehensive understanding of epidemiology for these cancers in Canada.


背景: 口腔癌 (occ) 和口咽癌 (OPCs) 仍然是全球发病率和死亡率的主要来源,需要众多专家的共同努力。烟草和酒精消费早已被确定为 OCC 和 OPC 的危险因素。此外,人乳头瘤病毒 (HPV) 作为 OPC 的主要致病因子正在获得其地位。 目的: 本研究的目的是分析加拿大 OCC 和 OPC 的流行病学。 方法: 关于诊断年份、患者性别、诊断时年龄、省/地区、城市和口腔邮政编码的数据,1992-2010 期间诊断的口咽恶性肿瘤摘自加拿大癌症登记处和 Le Registre qu é b é cois du Cancer。 结果: 1992年至 2010年共确诊 OCC 21 685 例,OPC 15 965 例。其中,84.97% 为口腔鳞状细胞癌 (scc),88.10% 为口咽部 scc,两者均以男性为主。虽然口腔 SCC 发病率在研究期间稳定,但口咽 SCC 继续增加。口腔 SCC 发病率随年龄增长而增加,而口咽部 SCC 发病率在 50 ~ 59 岁年龄组达到高峰。省/地区、城市和邮政编码级别患者的详细地理分布分析确定了几个患者集群。 结论: 这项工作强调了口腔癌和口咽癌之间趋势的重要流行病学差异,确定了每种恶性肿瘤的高发邮政编码,并将发病率/死亡率与已知的危险因素 (包括酒精/烟草使用和 HPV 感染) 相关联,因此提供了对加拿大这些癌症流行病学的全面了解。



来源期刊:BMJ open
作者列表:["Wendland EM","Kops NL","Comerlato J","Horvath JDC","Bessel M","Sperb D","Pimenta C","de Souza FMA","Mendes Pereira GF","Falcetta FS"]

METHODS:INTRODUCTION:Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection and is associated with several types of cancer. The number of cases of HPV-associated head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCCs), especially oropharyngeal carcinomas, has increased significantly in recent years despite decreased tobacco smoking rates. Currently, no data concerning the risk factors and prevalence of HPV in HNSCC patients in all regions of Brazil are available, making it difficult to promote advances in this field of public health. Therefore, our goal is to determine the impact of infection by HPV, including HPVs with different genotypes, on head and neck cancer and the risk factors associated with the development of head and neck cancer in all regions of Brazil. METHODS AND ANALYSIS:This is a case-control study that will include 622 patients and 622 controls from all regions of Brazil. A questionnaire will be applied to gather information on sociodemographic, behavioural and health factors. Oral, cervical or penile/scrotal, and anal specimens and serum samples will be collected from all participants. Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue from tumour biopsies will be analysed only in the case group. Molecular and serological analyses will be performed to evaluate the presence and role of HPV in the development of head and neck cancer. ETHICS AND DISSEMINATION:This project was approved by the research ethical committee of the proposing institution (Hospital Moinhos de Vento, number 2.852.060). Ethical approval from the collaborators is currently under evaluation and is not yet complete. The results of this study will be presented at meetings with the Brazilian Ministry of Health through technical reports and to the scientific community at national and international events, with subsequent publication of scientific articles.

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来源期刊:Head & neck
作者列表:["Soldera EB","Ortigara GB","Bonzanini LIL","Schulz RE","Danesi CC","Antoniazzi RP","Linhares Ferrazzo K"]

METHODS:BACKGROUND:Factors related to head and neck cancer and the treatment of the disease can affect quality of life. The aim of this study was to determine factors associated with the severity of impact on oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in survivors of head and neck cancer using a multivariate analysis. METHODS:This cross-sectional study evaluated 90 volunteers who had completed radiotherapy at least 3 months earlier. OHRQoL was assessed using oral health impact profile (OHIP-14) and the data were analyzed using robust variance poisson regression models. RESULTS:The mean total OHIP-14 score was 23.98 ± 12.55. Patients with hyposalivation had 56% higher (worse) mean OHIP-14 total scores (CI:1.11-2.18) and patients with advanced stage tumors had 31% higher mean OHIP-14 total scores (CI:1.03-1.66) in multivariate analyses. CONCLUSION:OHRQoL of survivors of head and neck cancer experienced a negative impact following radiotherapy. The impact was associated with hyposalivation and advanced stage tumors.

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作者列表:["Ramos-Vega V","Venegas Rojas B","Donoso Torres W"]

METHODS:BACKGROUND:To immunohistochemically evaluate the association between the presence of cancer-associated fibroblasts (CAFs) and the tumour expression of podoplanin (PDPN) in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) and their association with clinicopathological variables. MATERIAL AND METHODS:A tissue microarray (TMA) with biopsy sections from patients diagnosed with HNSCC was stained with antibodies against the CAFs marker, α-smooth muscle actin (α-SMA), and PDPN. We subsequently evaluated their expression to determine the association between them and with clinicopathological variables including age, primary tumour site, TNM stage, and tumour differentiation grade. RESULTS:Positive reaction to α-SMA was observed in the tumour stroma, revealing spindle-shaped cells compatible with CAFs, which showed a high expression in 62% of cases and a significant association with laryngeal carcinomas, advanced clinical stages, and lower tumour differentiation (P ≤ 0.05). PDPN staining on tumour cells showed low expression in 72% of cases, and it was not associated with any clinicopathological variable or with the presence of CAFs. CONCLUSIONS:The presence of CAFs in the tumour stroma is related to an aggressive phenotype and could increase as the disease progresses, although based on our findings, it would have no relationship, at least directly, with the expression of PDPN.

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