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Study Links HPV to Throat Cancer, Oral Sex to Blame

A new study from Johns Hopkins University has found a link between the human papillomavirus (HPV) and oropharyngeal cancer, more commonly known as throat cancer. The findings confirm that oral sex is a risk factor for throat cancer.

HPV is a virus spread through sexual contact. It is known to cause cervical cancer in women and is linked to several other types of cancer. This study confirms that certain types of HPV are linked to cancer development. Read more about HPV and throat cancer...

Friday May 11, 2007 | comments (0)

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