All posts for the day July 12th, 2013

The connection between hpv and oral cancer

There is a significant rise in oral cancer, even at a time when smoking has decreased. Could this be a connection between hpv and oral cancer? A resounding yes it is. The numbers of oral cancers linked to sexually transmitted human papilloma virus have risen sharply over the past decade. And this virus now accounts […]

HPV vaccines for boys as well

It seems unanimous by the CDC, federal advisory panel, and state officials. Girls aren’t the only ones who should be vaccinated for HPV in there years of 12-26. Boys need to be the shot as well. And it goes back to prevention. Some people argued that girls are the ones at greater risk because they […]