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HPV Infection & Cancer

Silver Lining to My Anal Cancer: Sharing My Story to Save Lives
Anal CancerPatient StoriesHPV Infection & Cancer
Susie Sanchez remained calm on the outside after receiving her anal cancer diagnosis, but inside she was terrified, dealing with radiation therapy plus chemotherapy. She is now on a mission to tell people about the benefits of the HPV vaccine, which prevents anal cancer but wasn’t available to her when she was growing up.
Shorter Time of Radiation Reduces Side Effects in Some Patients with Throat Cancer Caused by HPV Infection
Throat CancerHPV Infection & Cancer
HPV is a major cause of throat cancer and is rising in the United States. Learn about the symptoms of throat cancer, treatment options, and the benefits of a shorter course of treatment for certain patients.
Cancers Caused by HPV Infection Are Common but Preventable with Vaccination
HPV Infection & CancerSexuality & CancerCervical Cancer
HPV infection is the most common sexually transmitted disease and the cause of several types of cancer, including anal cancer. Several experts explain the effectiveness of the HPV vaccine in preventing these cancers, something that we should all be aware of.
A Taboo Cancer: Anal Cancer Was Easy to Treat, but Tough to Talk About
Anal CancerPatient StoriesHumor & CancerHPV Infection & Cancer
When Page Leggett found out that HPV infection, a common sexually transmitted disease, had caused her anal cancer, she relied on her incredible sense of humor to get through that experience and start a conversation about this taboo topic.
Advances in the Treatment of Cervical Cancer
Cervical CancerHPV Infection & Cancer
Cervical cancer is among the 3 most common types of gynecologic cancers, along with ovarian and endometrial cancers. There are currently 3 approved vaccines that differ in the HPV types that they target for the prevention of HPV infection and cervical cancer.
What You Need to Know About Head & Neck Cancer
Head & Neck CancerHPV Infection & Cancer
April is a head and neck cancer awareness month. Approximately 59,340 new cases of head and neck cancer will be diagnosed in 2015, according to the American Cancer Society, and 12,290 deaths from these cancers are expected this year.

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