Sexual History & Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

Sexual History & Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

Articles about the human papilloma virus, sexual history and how these effect your risk of developing cancer.


All About HPV

Human papilloma virus (HPV) is a group of common sexually transmitted viruses that can lead to cancer.

HPV and Cancer Risk

Cases of head and neck cancer in young (40-50 year old) non-smokers have been on the rise, particularly those of the tonsils and base of the tongue. In addition, anal cancer rates have been rising for the past 40 years. Why? Human Papilloma Virus or HPV, a common sexually transmitted disease.

Blogs

Vaccines Keeping Us Safe
by Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN
August 5, 2019

Understanding Cancer Risk Part 4: HPV Infection
by Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN
January 25, 2019

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