Human Papillomavirus is a very male issue.
A look at factors associated with vaccine’s low rate of adoption
Michael Douglas’ candid talk about the connection between cunnilingus and cancer has inadvertently brought about a higher awareness of HPV and reminded the world that dental dams and vaccinations are out there for a reason.
Brendan O’Connor cites a new study about the vaccine against the STI that can cause cervical and penile cancer.
The people I love are grains of sand in an hourglass. And they’re starting to slip through the narrow curve at the center.
Go Australia! High-five! HPV is often considered a “(cis) woman’s disease” because it causes cervical cancer. However, HPV infection is also linked to penile cancer and anal cancer, both of which men are more prone to. Not only that, but most women who get HPV get it from their male partners– it’s silly to try…
Joanna Schroeder wonders how the state of Tennessee hopes to educate young people on how to protect themselves if it’s illegal to mention “gateway sexual activities”.
Hat tip to Tobias. The Internal Medicine News covers a study showing that oral HPV is three times more prevalent among men than women. Oral HPV has been linked to something called “oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma,” which is apparently cancer of the middle part of the throat (the tonsils, soft palate, and the base of the…
Michael Triplett’s birthday marks not only one, but two significant moments in his life — his birth and his cancer diagnosis.
Dirty facts, the Force, and cats who quote Charlie Sheen.