Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Oral cancer is not just a tobacco user's disease; it's also caused by common virus

# Over 35-percent of oral cancer is HPV-related.
# HPV is the No. 1 STD in America.
# Previously, individuals 50 to 80 years of age were the demographic; now, OC is most frequently seen in healthy males age 18 to 30.
# HPV is an easily spread virus through mucous membrane contact.


Oral cancer is not just a tobacco user's disease; it's also caused by common virus

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