Sunday, March 23, 2014

HPV related to throat cancer

As per a latest research it was found that the first symptoms of the throat or mouth cancer known as oropharyngeal cancer can be different depending whether the condition is relied on the human papillomavirus. The Oropharyngeal cancer is a throat cancer the soft palate, or tonsils. Smoking could one of the reasons leading to this cancer. Oral sex is another reason for this problem. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention observes that about 8,400 Americans are trapped under this HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer. The study is published in scientific journal JAMA Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery. The lead researcher of the study, Dr. Terry Day a specialist in head and neck cancers at the Medical University of South Carolina, in Charleston explains, “We're seeing this in younger, healthy people who don't smoke.” The experts suggest that the youngsters should be aware of this problem and should suggestive measures to avoid it.

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