A 32-year-old member asked:
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how long does it take for hpv to develop into throat cancer?

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Dr. Michael Sapozink
43 years experience Radiation Oncology
Unknown: Hpv is associated with throat cancer, but other factors (smoking, drinking alcohol)may be more important in carcinogenesis if they are present.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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Not common.: This is probably a rare cause. The most common causes are tobacco use (including smokeless) and alcohol use.

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