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Why Isn’t There an HPV Test for Men?

More and more men are being diagnosed with HPV-related cancers of the throat. So why aren’t they routinely screened for the virus?

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HPV and Head and Neck Cancer

HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection. And it's a rising cause of throat cancer. Learn how you can protect yourself.

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New Hope for Throat Cancer

There’s currently no screening test that can help identify HPV-related throat cancer early. But new research suggests we’re one step closer.

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Reduce Your Risk of Head and Neck Cancer

Stopping tobacco use is the best way to protect yourself from head and neck cancers, along with these other important lifestyle changes.

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Quiz: Are You at Risk of Head and Neck Cancer?

Take the quiz to learn about the risk factors for this group of cancers, from oral cancer to throat cancer.

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Does Acid Reflux or Barrett’s Up Cancer Risk?

A 2018 study into the connections between acid reflux and cancer offers a reminder that reflux patients should stay vigilant about their health.

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Reflux Disease Linked to Several Cancers

Can GERD increase your risk of esophageal or head and neck cancer? Here's what the latest research says.