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HPV behind nearly 75% of oropharyngeal cancer cases in Canada

August 16, 2017

The proportion of oropharyngeal cancers associated with HPV in several cancer centers across Canada rose from nearly half to nearly three-quarters over 12 years, according to researchers.

“Across multiple centers in Canada, there was a steady rise in the proportion of oropharyngeal cancers attributable to HPV from 2000 to 2012,” study researcher Steven Habbous, MSc, of the Ontario Cancer Institute, and colleagues wrote in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

ACP: Educate parents on importance of HPV vaccine

August 11, 2017
In the United States, HPV is the most common STD, with about one in four individuals infected and each year, approximately 14 million Americans, including adolescents…

Researchers find ‘clear relationship’ between light cigarettes and lung adenocarcinomas

August 1, 2017
A Surgeon General’s report issued in 2014 linked the increased prevalence of lung adenocarcinomas in the United States to changing cigarette designs, specifically…
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National cancer organizations unite to reduce health disparities

July 28, 2017
Four leading national cancer organizations have united in their mission to reduce the number of health disparities in the United States and to ensure all patients…
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The Patient with Myelofibrosis

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Myelofibrosis is caused by abnormal stem cells in the bone marrow that cause the uncontrolled production of mature…
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The Patient with Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer

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Castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) is a heterogeneous condition that encompasses a continuum of disease…
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