Smokers, single men may be at greater risk for oral cancer

07/8/2013 |

U.S. researchers analyzed oral mouthwash samples from 1,626 men and found that 1.7% of the participants had oncogenic human papillomavirus infections. Oral HPV was more prevalent among those who smoked or were single. Infections are usually resolved within a year, but persistent HPV16 infection may lead to throat cancer. The study was published in The Lancet.

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