Latest HPV Stories
The human papillomavirus (HPV) triples the risk of people developing yet another cancer, oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC).
A new study, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology on June 17, 2013 showed that 33% of all throat cancer cases may be caused by HPV infection.
One-third of all cases of throat cancer can be linked to human papillomavirus, claims new research appearing in the Journal of Clinical Oncology this month.
Boys are more likely to receive the quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV4) if their mothers receive flu shots or Pap screenings.
The vaccination program against HPV infection began in 2008 in the UK, but only among girls, on the grounds that this would curb the spread of the infection to boys as well.
There are 170 established HPV types. Cancerous human papillomavirus (HPV) viruses are the main cause of cervical cancer, and are found in close to 100% of cervical tumors.
Recent breakthroughs in cervical cancer prevention have resulted in new vaccination and cervical cancer screening guidelines.
A human papillomavirus (HPV), a member of the papillomavirus family, is capable of infecting humans. HPVs establish productive infections in the skin or mucous membranes. Most of the 200 known types cause no symptoms in most people. Some types can cause warts, while others can lead to cancer. There are more than 30 to 40 types of HPV that are typically transmitted through sexual contact and infect the anogenital region. High risk HPV, can lead to cancer, in fact HPV infection is a cause of...
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