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Women ages 21 to 65 should have a Pap smear every three years, according to new guidelines from the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).
Over the past few decades, doctors have noted a surprising trend in cancer of the tonsils and base of the tongue.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a recent report that it recommends all males between the ages 11 and 21 get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to protect against diseases and cancers.
According to a new study, oral infections with the human papillomavirus (HPV) are more common in men than women.
Oral HPV infection is more common among men than women, explaining why men are more prone than women to develop an HPV related head and neck cancer.
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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