chapter  13
Oropharyngeal tumours
ByTerry M. Jones, Mererid Evans
Pages 30

INTRODUCTION The rapid increase in the incidence of Human papillomavirus – associated oropharyngeal carcinoma (HPV+OPSCC) seen in many countries of the developed world over the last several decades has resulted in a major healthcare problem which requires a major reassessment of the way oropharyngeal carcinoma is diagnosed and treated.