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World head and neck cancer day

World Head and Neck Cancer Day, the health agencies say it’s a timely opportunity to raise awareness about the devastating health impacts of head and neck cancers, including oropharyngeal – throat – cancer caused by Human Papillomavirus Virus – HPV.

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Dental Students Perception of HPV & Oral Cancer

Dental Students Perception of HPV & Oral Cancer. HPV infection forms a major etiological factor for oropharyngeal cancer OPC.

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It’s time to get comfortable discussing HPV

If the public is going to be educated and aware of HPV and its association with head and neck/oropharyngeal cancer, it will come from dental professionals. 

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Early Detection Saves Lives

Cervical cancer can be cured if detected in its early stages.  Many women are, however, deterred by the rather high cost of the screening procedure, and the pap smear testing method.  This leads to late detection that can cause cancer to spread making it harder to treat.

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Blood test predicts recurrence of HPV, oropharyngeal cancer

A blood test that detects circulating tumor DNA can predict recurrence of HPV-driven oropharyngeal cancer following treatment, according to research presented February 24 at the 2022 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancers Symposium.

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How Bad Is It Really to Never Clean Your Yoga Mat?

Your yoga mat is like your water bottle — you know you should clean it every now and then, but you probably rarely do. However, if you examined your mat under a microscope, what you’d find lurking about might change your mind

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What to know about high risk HPV

There are many types of HPV. Most resolve on their own and are unlikely to cause health problems. However, some types are high risk if the infection remains in the body.

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Everything You Should Know About HPV That You Weren’t Taught In School

Unless your Google calendar says you’ve got an upcoming Pap test or HPV vaccine appointment, odds are you aren’t actively sitting there thinking about HPV. Still, given the statistics on just how prevalent the virus is, maybe you should. Here are some things you should know about HPV.

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Pap smears vs HPV testing: Out with old, in with the new?

Pap smear screening reduces cervical cancer incidence; however, most developing countries lack the resources to implement such programs which require high coverage of women at risk, quality screening tests, and effective follow-up and treatment.

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Impact of Prior HPV Infection or History of Abnormal Pap Smear and HPV

The Impact Of A Prior HPV Infection Or A History Of Abnormal Pap Smear On The Humoral Immune Response To A Quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus (qHPV) Vaccination For a study, researchers …...

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