Human papillomavirus & Throat Cancer

Michael Douglas HPV Throat Cancer

We have already discussed Human papillomavirus (HPV) and it’s role in causing cervical cancer. However in recent days the role of Human papillomavirus in causing oral cancers has been in the media thanks to the assertion by Michael Douglas that oral sex gave him HPV which led to throat cancer. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a […]

Vinegar to Prevent Cervical Cancer Deaths

Vinegar Cervical Cancer Test

In developing countries, many people don’t have a great deal of money for expensive medical tests to check for cancer. This is true in India where many women cannot afford to have a pap smear to check for cervical cancer. However, in a medical breakthrough that took many years to achieve, doctor Surendra S. Shastri […]

Human Papillomavirus and Cancer

Human papillomavirus

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a relatively common sexually transmitted virus that infects humans. HPV spreads via the keratinocytes of the skin or mucous membranes and can be transmitted that way during sex. One of the difficulties in avoiding HPV is that it often causes no symptoms in people affected with it. Some variants of the […]