Does human papilloma virus (HPV) cause throat cancer?
HPV is known to cause cervical cancer and studies have found an association between it and throat cancer, although it isn't clear to what degree HPV causes it. A vaccine for HPV is now available, but you can limit your risk of exposure by using condoms, even during oral sex.
Author: Jonathan Meddings
First answered: 13 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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