HPV virus linked to an increase in oral cancer; risk rising in men

“The HPV virus is best known for causing cervical cancer. But it can cause cancer in the upper throat, too, and a new study says HPV-positive tumors now account for a majority of these cases of what is called oropharyngeal cancer.”

This article appeared yesterday in the news discussing the connection between human papillomavirus and certain oral cancers. This has been a point of conversations and discussions at previous meeting.

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