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michael douglas reports hpv virus caused his throat cancer

HPV Virus & Oral Cancer

Hi there guys. Today news agencies have been buzzing with Michael Douglas attributing his 2010 diagnosis with throat cancer to infection with HPV, a virus associated with common warts and cervical cancer. While the biggest causes of throat cancer are smoking and consuming alcohol there is a percentage of head and neck cancers associated with […]

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Australian Government Increases HPV Vaccine Program To Protect Men

Fantastic news in Australia with the government moving towards allowing immunisation of males against the human papilloma virus (HPV). The HPV virus is known for it’s association with warts but also cancers of the anus, mouth and throat, particularly in gay men. As reported in the Star Observer: The Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) has […]

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