The Prognostic Value of Human Papilloma Virus in Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma


It is well established that HPV infection has a casual and is a prognostic factor in several cancer types, including oropharynx. We wish to examine if HPV infection has a prognostic significance in nasopharyngeal carcinoma.

Study Type

  • Study Type: Observational
  • Study Design
    • Time Perspective: Retrospective
  • Study Primary Completion Date: July 2020

Clinical Trial Outcome Measures

Primary Measures

  • Overall survival
    • Time Frame: 6 months

Participating in This Clinical Trial

Inclusion Criteria

  • nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients treated in our institute between 2008-2018 Exclusion Criteria:

  • missing clinical data – 2nd Head and neck primary cancer – very locally advanced or distant metastatic nasopharyngeal carcinoma – Prior radiation therapy to the head and neck region

Gender Eligibility: All

Minimum Age: N/A

Maximum Age: N/A

Are Healthy Volunteers Accepted: No

Investigator Details

  • Lead Sponsor
    • Rambam Health Care Campus
  • Provider of Information About this Clinical Study
    • Sponsor
  • Overall Official(s)
    • Eran S Fridman, MD, Principal Investigator, Rambam Health Care Campus
  • Overall Contact(s)
    • Eran S Fridman, MD, +972-4-7772480,

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