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What should be done about the increasing rates of oral cancer from sexually transmitted diseases in young people?

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Dr. Stephen Berns
Pathology 20 years experience
Education/awareness: Transmission of hpv from genital-oral sexual practices can lead to oral cancers.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
Education&vaccine: Education and awareness have to be improved-especially for teenagers and parents of teenagers also, hpv vaccinations are available to prevent hpv infection and hopefully to prevent and decrease incidence of hpv associated cancers.

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Last updated Nov 27, 2017

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