HPV Vaccine & Cancer Prevention in Males

on May 23, 2017 in news

5/23/17

 

Did you know there are more throat and mouth cancers caused by HPV in the US than there are cervical cancers?  Prevention to those caused by infection with one of the 9 HPV strains in the HPV vaccine, should be a simple option.  Males who received at least one injection of the HPV4, the quadrivalent had an 88% lower odds of developing oral HPV infections tied to neck & head cancers compared to those who were unvaccinated.  Read more about the MD Anderson study.