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Cause of global throat cancer epidemic a mystery

The “astounding” increase in cases of esophageal cancer around the world seems to have begun in the UK in the 1950s, but a recent comprehensive analysis of historical data has brought scientists no closer to identifying the cause. The new report into what medicos call a “global epidemic” appears in the journal Gut. There are […]

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HPV Now Implicated In Throat Cancers




As well as cervical cancer, HPV has now been linked to throat cancer; with researchers from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center claiming that oral HPV infection is the strongest risk factor for HPV-linked cancer – regardless of tobacco and alcohol use. Reporting their findings in the New England Journal of Medicine, the researchers noted […]




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