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can the human papilloma virus cause cancer in men?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Though less well known the hpv virus is associated with bowens disease , a precancerous lesion of the penis(similar to cervical dysplasia). Penile cancer, esophageal cancer & that of the base of the tongue, and anorectal cancer.
Answered on Oct 1, 2011
Dr. Morton Levitt
48 years experience Pathology
HPV: Yes. Human papilloma virus can cause penile cancers and certain head and neck cancer and ano-rectal cancers in men.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013

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