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2013-07-24 23:24:48

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. (1) polyDNA recommends Gene-Eden-VIR, a natural antiviral supplement, against the latent HPV. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 HPV is a much more common cause of throat cancer than originally thought, and it is spreading. Last month, actor Michael Douglas made headlines when he “told a British newspaper that his throat cancer had come...

HPV Link To Throat Cancer Revealed In New Study
2013-07-22 04:35:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online One-third of all cases of throat cancer can be linked to human papillomavirus (HPV), claims new research appearing in the Journal of Clinical Oncology this month. HPV, which is the primary cause of cervical cancer, is known to spread through genital or oral contact, according to BBC News reports published Saturday. There are more than 100 different varieties of the illness, though two of them (HPV-16 and HPV-18) are most likely to...

2012-03-09 01:32:16

Researchers at King's College London and Hiroshima University, Japan, have identified a specific gene linked to throat cancer Researchers at King's College London and Hiroshima University, Japan, have identified a specific gene linked to throat cancer following a genetic study of a family with 10 members who have developed the condition. The study demonstrating the first evidence of a link between abnormality in this gene and an inherited form of cancer. The researchers say this finding...

2011-03-10 07:14:18

(Ivanhoe Newswire) --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. HPV (or human papillomavirus) is a virus passed on through oral sex. Researchers studying the virus say that HPV causes 64 percent of oropharynxl cancers in the U.S. Scientists say HPV is now thought to be the main cause of throat cancer in people under 50 years old. The study was presented at the American Association for the Advancement of...

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2009-03-27 11:51:49

Iranian researchers released a population-based study on Friday that showed drinking very hot tea may increase the risk of throat cancer, Reuters reported. People are advised to let steaming drinks cool before consuming them, the report said. The research published in the British Medical Journal suggests that scalding beverages may be linked to cancer of the esophagus, much like tobacco and alcohol. Reza Malekzadeh of Tehran University of Medical Sciences and colleagues showed an eight-fold...

2008-10-06 21:00:30

By Ketan Tanna Last month, 60-year-old Ram Avtar, a resident of Vikhroli, called retired businessman Satish Sharma in panic. "I have throat cancer and the doctor has decided to remove my voice box. Will I ever be able to speak again?" he asked fearfully. Sharma reassured him that he could. After all, he'd undergone the same operation himself in 2003, and had the same anxieties, but had pulled through marvellously. Which was what inspired him to devote time to helping people in a similar...

2008-07-28 15:01:01

By MARY JO LAYTON, STAFF WRITER Two-and-a-half years after they filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Ford Motor Co., Upper Ringwood residents are steeling themselves for a long battle one that some believe they won't survive. "I'll be dead before I get any money," said Mickey Van Dunk, 37. He's had 17 surgeries to treat a rare autoimmune disorder that's left his face heavily scarred. Van Dunk and his neighbors many of them members of the Ramapough Mountain Indian tribe blame...

2008-06-15 15:00:00

By Andrew Rafferty, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jun. 15--When Rachael Kermis filled out her registration for the International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer in San Francisco, she had to leave a blank in the space for "highest degree earned." Because nothing was filled in, it was assumed that the woman presenting a research study to a group of doctors was herself a doctor. But at 18 years old, Kermis has yet to set foot in a college classroom, let alone a medical school. "Somehow on my...


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