You might be surprised to learn that the sexually transmitted human papilloma virus (HPV) is a leading cause of throat cancers, and it spreads from person to person via oral sex.
With an abnormal Pap test, your first instinct is to panic. But is a low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (LSIL) something to fret over? Probably not — especially if your immune system works its magic.
It’s not just smoking and genetics that can increase your risk of cancer. Catching certain viruses can too. Here’s how to protect yourself.
Want a healthy vagina? This organ requires very little care, so less is more. A gynecologist offers tips on what you should (and shouldn’t) do for good vaginal health.
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Even though we’ve seen great strides in HPV prevention and treatment, the benefits are limited to a small population — women with access to HPV tests and vaccines. Find out how HPV self-tests could change the game and help more women all over the world.
HPV can cause several different kinds of cancer, but early detection is possible if you know what to look for. Here are seven surprising things you should know.
Do you know the difference between a pelvic exam and a Pap test? Many women think they are the same thing. But there are important differences between the two that you should know about.
There are many misconceptions about head and neck cancers. Below, find 4 myths debunked by our experts. Myth 1: Cigarette smoking doesn’t increase your risk of developing head and neck cancer Fact: The risk of developing head and neck cancer is 15 times greater for smokers than non-smokers. Myth 2: Drinking alcohol doesn’t increase your … Read More
Men and boys need the HPV vaccine too to protect them from human papillomavirus. Learn more.