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.


HPV: The Basics

Human papilloma viruses (HPV) is a common sexually transmitted virus 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

Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Anal Cancer
by Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN
April 15, 2012

Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Oral Sex
by Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN
April 8, 2012

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