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Marcia Cross' Anal Cancer Linked To HPV That Caused Husband's Throat Cancer

Former 'Desperate Housewives' star Marcia Cross recently opened up about her battle with anal cancer. The 57-year-old actress, whose cancer is now in remission, said she wants to change people's misconceptions about the disease.

Public Health June 6, 2019

Hepatitis C Virus Strongly Linked To Head And Neck Cancer: Study

Hepatitis C may increase the risk for certain types of head and neck cancers, researchers say. Sadly, more than 3.5 million Americans are infected with this virus and are unaware of the same.

Life April 18, 2016

Potato Chips Helped Woman Discover Cancerous Tumor

A woman in Washington discovers she has a cancerous tumor on her left tonsil after a potato chip poked the back of her throat and caused a sharp pain. She sees her doctor to check if she has a strep throat but instead, a biopsy of her swollen tonsils reveals she has throat cancer.

Life April 15, 2016

HPV Infection From Oral Sex Poses Greater Cancer Risk To Men Than Women

Men are twice as likely to develop mouth and throat cancer linked to HPV infection. The risk for HPV infection goes up with the number of oral sex partners men have.

Life February 14, 2016

HPV Ups Head And Neck Cancer Risk By At Least Sevenfold

Researchers found that oral HPV increased the risk for developing neck and head cancers. Findings showed that looking at the presence of HPV-16 in mouthwash samples can help determine a person's risk of developing neck or head cancer.

Life January 22, 2016

New Video Pill Is Swallowable Camera That Can Detect Throat, Gut Cancers

Video pills can now potentially detect the presence of throat and gut cancers, with small sensing systems lighting up patients' innards using an extremely tiny light source. It's enhanced fluorescence imaging, according to University of Glasgow researchers.

Life December 21, 2015

Aspirin Can Double Life Expectancy Of Patients With Common Cancers

A Dutch study showed taking a low dose of the pain reliever daily can increase the life expectancy of patients with gastrointestinal tract cancers.

Life September 29, 2015

Former Batman Star Val Kilmer Rushed to Hospital Due to Bleeding, Possible Throat Tumor: Report

Hollywood actor Val Kilmer is suspected to be suffering from throat tumor and was rushed to UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, where doctors performed a surgery.

Society January 31, 2015

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon diagnosed with throat cancer, but 'prognosis is excellent'

Jamie Dimon has been diagnosed with throat cancer and will undergo eight weeks if intensive radiation and chemotherapy. The chances of successful recovery are high, according to Dimon.

Life July 4, 2014

Scientists successfully transplant lab-grown esophagus in lab rats: Hope for throat cancer patients?

Replacement tracheas may soon be used to treat patients suffering from throat cancer. Scientists have successfully concluded an experiment to transplant a bio-engineered esophagus in a lab rat.

Life April 17, 2014

Throat and mouth cancers linked to HPV have hallmark symptoms, says study

A recently study from the Medical University of South Carolina has found that throat and mouth cancers caused by HPV have different signs and symptoms from the same cancers that occur in people without HPV.

Life March 20, 2014

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