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 HPV infection. Of cancers thought … [Read more...] about HPV Virus & Oral Cancer
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 announced a … [Read more...] about Australian Government Increases HPV Vaccine Program To Protect Men
Hey there Guys, In yesterday's post I was discussing safe oral sex and some important conditions that were easily spread via oral sex. In the last section I discussed the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), and it's association not just with warts, but also cancer of the mouth and throat. Today I wanted to talk a little bit more about the HPV virus and also about a HPV vaccine, … [Read more...] about Should You Consider the HPV Vaccine?