In the last few years, actress Angelina Jolie went public with her double mastectomy to prevent breast cancer. Governor Chris Christie told us his reasons for gastric bypass surgery. And actor Michael Douglas is shining the spotlight on the human papilloma virus HPV —the number one cause of mouth and throat cancer. There are about different strains of HPV.
You know the benefits of oral sex: It builds intimacy, helps her orgasm, and feels fantastic. In fact, the number of people diagnosed with HPV-linked throat cancer is growing: Researchers found the presence of HPV in 21 percent of patients with oropharyngeal cancer before After , 65 percent of sampled patients showed HPV, according to a meta-analysis published in Chemical Research in Toxicology. He says that cases of HPV-related throat cancers have risen percent from the s to the s. Throat cancer, officially known as oropharyngeal cancer, is more than twice as common in men than women, according to the American Cancer Society.
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. You likely think of cervical cancer when you hear about the rising incidence of human papilloma virus HPV. Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission.