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Connection Between Throat Cancer and Oral Sex by Dr. Helaine Smith Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:53pm One thing many people don't realize is that dentists check for more than cavities during a regular check-up. They also check for signs of cancer, including cancers of the tongue, jaw, lips, and throat. In fact, according to the Mouth Cancer Foundation: Oral and pharyngeal cancer is the sixth most common malignancy reported worldwid ... Read on »
HPV virus 'linked to third of throat cancer cases' by Niell A. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Sun 21 Jul 2013 2:03am There are more than 100 types of HPV Posted by Neill Abayon HPV (human papillomavirus) is the major cause of cervical cancer, and the virus is known to spread through genital or oral contact. Actor Michael Douglas is reported to have spoken about the link after his own diagnosis with throat cancer. ... Read on »
New Research Linking Acid Reflux And Throat Cancer Risk by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 06 Jul 2013 11:00am Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports on a new study revealing heartburn association with throat and vocal cord cancers. As Bel Marra Health reports in its article, (http://www.belmarrahealth.com/cancer/could-you-be-at-risk-for-throat-cancer), heartburn can range in s ... Read on »
Blacks with Throat Cancer Get Harsher Therapy by Medline Plus Posted Tue 17 Jul 2012 10:19am Blacks in the U.S. with throat cancer are more likely than whites to have surgery that leaves them unable to speak than to get gentler voice-preserving treatments, a new study finds. Source: Reuters Health Related MedlinePlus Pages: African-American Health , Health Disparities , Throat Cancer Read on »
HPV Tied to Throat Cancers by Medline Plus Posted Fri 30 Nov 2012 1:19pm A sexually transmitted infection usually thought of in connection to cervical cancer is also tied to a five times greater risk of cancer of the vocal chords or voice box, a new report suggests. Source: Reuters Health Related MedlinePlus Pages: HPV , Throat Cancer Read on »
HPV May Also Raise Risk of Throat Cancer by Medline Plus Posted Wed 24 Jul 2013 5:00pm Review found higher rates of esophageal cancer in people infected with virus Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: HPV , Throat Cancer Read on »
Chronic Heartburn May Raise Odds for Throat Cancer by Medline Plus Posted Thu 23 May 2013 12:00pm But simple antacids appear to lower the risk, researchers report Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: GERD , Heartburn , Throat Cancer Read on »
HPV Vaccine Might Shield Women Against Throat Cancer by Medline Plus Posted Fri 19 Jul 2013 4:00pm Vaccination already recommended for boys and girls to guard against sexually transmitted infections Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Childhood Immunization , HPV , Throat Cancer Read on »
Eating, Swallowing Exercises May Aid Throat Cancer Patients by Medline Plus Posted Thu 19 Sep 2013 4:00pm Keeping up these activities during chemo or radiation linked to better diets after treatment, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Swallowing Disorders , Throat Cancer Read on »
Increase in Oral Sex Causing Rise in Throat Cancer by Partnership for Prevention Posted Thu 13 Aug 2009 7:59pm Increasing rates of HPV infection, spread through oral sex, is largely driving the rapid rise in oropharyngeal cancers, says Dr. Scott Lippman, who chairs the thoracic department at the University of Texas' M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Lippman says studies of oropharyngeal tumor tissue stored 20 years ago show that only around 20% are HPV posi ... Read on »