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 […]

Heartburn Linked to Increased Cancer Risk

Heartburn Cancer Link

A new study suggests that there may be a link between heartburn and certain cancers, such as throat cancer and vocal cord cancer. However the study also suggests that over the counter antacids can help reduce the cancer risk from heartburn. The author of the study, Dr Scott Langevin, suggests: “Previous studies examining gastric reflux […]