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NEW YORK, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Award-winning actor and producer Michael Douglas, who is recovering from a battle with throat cancer, is urging Americans to get screened for cancer during the 14th annual Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Week (OHANCAW), being held nationwide May 8-14 .
Researchers found people with lung cancer were significantly more likely to have several high-risk forms of human papillomavirus (HPV) antibodies compared to those who didnâ€™t have lung cancer.
Most women are infected with human papillomavirus (HPV), which can cause cervical cancer - yet few develop the cancer.
ORANGE, Calif., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- During April, Oral Cancer Awareness Month, Western Dental Services, Inc. aims to help the public identify risk factors for developing the disease.
Researchers with the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) have found that people with lung cancer were significantly more likely to have several high-risk forms of human papillomavirus (HPV) antibodies compared to those who did not have lung cancer.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A serious change in the cause of oral cancer is taking place nationally, and its implications are impacting the American public in a manner that a decade ago no one would have predicted. For decades, oral cancer (also known as mouth cancer, tongue cancer, tonsil cancer, and throat cancer) has been a disease which most often occurred in older individuals, who during their lifetimes had been tobacco users.
Every year in the United States, about 37,000 new patients are diagnosed with oral cancer â€“ thatâ€™s about the same as the population of Del Rio. And there are about 8,000 fatalities a year â€“ more than the entire population of Alamo Heights.
Oral Sex - It's been linked to oral, head and neck cancer, but a new report shows it may be causing more throat cancer than tobacco.
BLUE BELL, Pa., Mar. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
US researchers said on Monday that half of the men in the general population may be infected with human papillomavirus or HPV, the virus that causes cervical and other cancers.
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...
Bovine papillomavirus (BPV), of the Papillomaviridae family, is a group of DNA viruses common in cattle. The virus can cause warts of the skin and alimentary tract and in rare cases cancer. It is also though that equine sarcoid, a skin tumor, is brought on in horses and donkeys by BPV. BPV is a good model for the study of the papillomavirus molecular biology. Like others in their family BPVs are small non-enveloped viruses with an icosahedral capsid around 50-60 nm in diameter. BPVs have...
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