New Study Underscores HPV’s Role in Head & Neck Cancers Forward arrow iconAn arrowing pointing forward, usually indicating forward movement, or the ability the share something via social media. Close iconAn icon showing an uppercase letter "X", indicating that this will close the current element. Share Facebook iconAn icon representing the Facebook social media site. Twitter iconAn icon representing the Twitter social media site. LinkedIn iconAn icon representing the social media service LinkedIn. Printer iconAn icon showing a printer, indicating the ability to print the associated media. Print Runtime 00:58 MSK weighs in on a new JAMA Oncology study showing that HPV infection increases the chances of head and neck cancer by seven fold.