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HPV and cancer

Some of the people posting here have not done enough research on this subject. My personal queries to people I meet tells me very few people care to bring up the subject of STDs and very few people know the risks associated with HPV. Rarely do members of either sex bring it up on dates and those who do have told me stories of receiving confessions from prospective mates who had something they didn’t disclose earlier. A monogamous relationship is a must if you want to avoid risking exposure. I am super vigilant about this subject matter having done my own research.

HPV is linked to over 90% of cervical cancer cases. Besides head and neck cancers, there is now a controversy about whether or not it is involved in certain breast cancers.

Actor Michael Douglas and actress Farrah Fawcett had cancers linked to HPV.

Michael Douglas and Throat Cancer FAQ
www.webmd.com/cancer/news/20100901/throat-cancer-faq

[Jun 26, 2009] Farrah Fawcett's Anal Cancer: Fighting the Stigma. By DAN CHILDS (@DanChildsABC) and RADHA
www.abcnews.go.com/Health/story?id=7939402&page=1

Article states:
“There is increasing evidence that high-risk human papilloma virus (HPV) is involved in cancers in addition to cervical cancer.”
Although the association of human papilloma virus (HPV) with cervical cancer, and head and neck cancers is well established, the involvement of the virus in breast cancer is more controversial.

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2737128
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