April is Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Month—the perfect time to learn more about your risk factors. Unlike a mammogram, a PSA test, or other routine cancer screenings, oral cancer screening is something most people don’t think to ask about at the doctor’s office.
You ask the Internet a lot of questions, and Roswell Park has some answers.
We know that cancers related to HPV are common, on the rise and, for more than a decade, preventable. Why aren’t more families taking advantage of HPV vaccination, a powerful opportunity to prevent some very serious and possibly fatal cancers before they develop?
The study found that more than 42 percent of U.S. adults ages 18 to 59 have a type of genital HPV and nearly 23 percent of adults are infected with strains of the virus that carry a higher risk of causing cancer. CDC and Roswell Park recommend getting adolescents and young adults vaccinated.
HPV (Human Papillomavirus) is the most common sexually transmitted virus in the United States. However, some things you hear about HPV may not be true. Educate yourself with the facts in this blog.
The human papillomavirus, or HPV, continues to be a preventable cause of many cancer cases across the globe. The most common type of cancer associated with HPV is cervical cancer, but it can also cause anal, vaginal, vulvar, penile and some kinds of throat cancer.