News tagged with throat cancer

HPV's link to head, neck cancer

Tobacco and alcohol use may be the most common cause of head and neck cancers, but a new culprit has come on the scene in recent years.

Apr 03, 2015
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HPV-linked oral cancers may not be 'contagious'

(HealthDay)—Romantic intimacy in long-term relationships often suffers when one partner gets a diagnosis of mouth or throat cancer caused by HPV, the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus. But new research ...

Apr 29, 2014
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HPV a growing cause of upper throat cancer (Update)

Actor Michael Douglas' comments about throat cancer have thrown a spotlight on cancer risks from a sexually spread virus. The virus, HPV, is best known for causing cervical cancer. But experts say it also is a growing cause ...

Jun 03, 2013
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