HPV

New vaccine can prevent 80 percent of cervical cancers

A new human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine can potentially prevent 80 percent of cervical cancers if given to all 11- or 12-year-old children before they are exposed to the virus, says a US-based study.

Turmeric may help treat oral cancers: Study

The humble turmeric - a familiar yellow spice common in Indian cooking - may help treat oral cancers caused by a virus, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, claim.

Oral cancer: Risk factors, symptoms and prevention tips!

Risk factors for oral cancer include- usage of any form of tobacco products, excessive alcohol use, exposure to sun. It is believed that the risk of catching oral cancer rises with age.

Cervical cancer: 5 facts you should know

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Japanese mushroom extract may be helpful in treating HPV

A new study has revealed that a Japanese mushroom extract may be helpful in treating human papillomavirus (HPV).

Alcohol increases risk of HPV infection in men

Men, who consume alcohol have a greater risk of contracting human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, a study said.

`It is now possible to prevent cervical cancer in women by vaccination`

Dr Meenakshi Ahuja, the director (Gynaecology & Obstetrics) Fortis La Femme talks with Shruti Saxena of ZeeNews.com about various aspects of cervical cancer.

Oral sex, HPV - bigger cancer threat than smoking

Oral sex and HPV are the leading causes of oral cancer among non-smoking men in the US.

Over 50% new couples get infected with HPV: Study

Scientists have found that over half of young adults in a new sexual relationship get infected with human papillomavirus that causes cervical cancer.

Rare head and neck cancer linked to HPV

The increased incidence of a rare type of head and neck cancer is linked to HPV, or human papillomavirus, according to researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.