European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology

, Volume 275, Issue 6, pp 1365–1373 | Cite as

Highlights from the Second International Symposium on HPV infection in head and neck cancer

  • Susanne Wiegand
  • G. Wichmann
  • W. Golusinski
  • C. R. Leemans
  • J. P. Klussmann
  • A. Dietz
Review Article


The Second International Symposium on HPV Infection in Head and Neck Cancer was held on 3rd–4th November 2016 in Leipzig, Germany. The meeting brought together researchers and clinicians to share the latest knowledge on HPV infection in head and neck cancer and to join active and constructive scientific discussions. This report summarizes the major themes discussed during the symposium.


HPV Oropharynx Head neck cancer 


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Conflict of interest

G. Wichmann, W. Golusinski, C.R. Leemans and J.P. Klussmann declare that there is no conflict of interest. S. Wiegand: Remuneration for scientific presentations and participation on Advisory Boards: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck Serono, Astra Zeneca A. Dietz: Remuneration for scientific presentations and participation on Advisory Boards: Merck Serono, Roche, Astra Zeneca, MSD, BMS; Research Support: Roche, Merck Serono.

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This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck SurgeryUniversity of LeipzigLeipzigGermany
  2. 2.Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Greater Poland Cancer CentrePoznan University of Medical SciencesPoznańPoland
  3. 3.Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck SurgeryVU University Medical CenterAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  4. 4.Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck SurgeryUniversity of GiessenGiessenGermany

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