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can you let me know how many/what strains of hpv (genital warts) cause penile cancer?

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Dr. John Tillett
Urology 22 years experience
See below: Most cases of penile cancer are due to hpv 16, 18, 31, and 45. These are the same oncogenic (cancer-causing) strains that have been implicated in the development of cervical cancer, anal cancer, and squamous cell cancers of the mouth, head, and neck. Other strains have also been reported to cause cancer as well.

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