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HPV Linked To Oral Cancers
Published on Friday, January 27, 2012 by A new study showing an estimated 7% of American teens and adults carry the human papillomavirus in their mouths may help health experts finally understand why rates of mouth and throat cancer have been climbing for nearly 25 years.  The evidence makes it clear that oral sex practices play a key role in transmission.  <Read More> Click here to read related ...
Doctors Urge Teen HPV Vaccination
Published on Monday, October 3, 2011 by CBS News--A new study gives a big thumbs-up to the HPV vaccine's effectiveness among teenagers. The human papillomavirus can lead to cervical cancer, but the vaccine has sparked controversy in the U.S. over government recommendations that girls as young as eleven get it. Now, reports "Early Show" news anchor Betty Nguyen, research shows the vaccine working well fo...