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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Hpv is one of the factor in oropharyngeal cancers, alcohol and tobacco being more important. It is a sexually transmitted disease but oral infections ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Sort of: There are multiple types of HPV, some cause cervical cancer, some cause head and neck cancer and some cause warts. Get HPV vaccine. Wish you good heal ... Read More
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Few: Most cancers are squamous cancers from the lining of the head and neck organs. Other types include cancers of the saliva glands and other organs such ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Diaz
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Uncommon: There can be a genetic predispostion for families to develop cancer but only a few head and neck cancers (thyroid, endorine neoplasms, neurofibromatos ... Read More

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