Navigation Links
Single men, smokers at higher risk for oral human papillomavirus infection, Moffitt study shows
Date:7/2/2013

Smokers and single men are more likely to acquire cancer-causing oral human papillomavirus (HPV), according to new results from the HPV Infection in Men (HIM) Study. Researchers from Moffitt Cancer Center, the National Cancer Institute, Mexico and Brazil also report that newly acquired oral HPV infections in healthy men are rare and when present, usually resolve within one year.

The study results appeared in the July issue of The Lancet.

HPV infection is known to cause virtually all cervical cancers, most anal cancers and some genital cancers. It has recently been established as a cause of the majority of oropharyngeal cancers, a malignancy of the tonsils and base of tongue.

HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer is rare, but rates have been increasing rapidly, especially among men. To determine the pattern of HPV acquisition and persistence in the oral region, researchers evaluated the HPV infection status in oral mouthwash samples collected as part of the HIM Study, which was originally designed to evaluate the natural history of genital HPV infections in healthy men.

"Some types of HPV, such as HPV16, are known to cause cancer at multiple places in the body, including the oral cavity," said study lead author Christine M. Pierce Campbell, Ph.D., M.P.H., a postdoctoral fellow in Moffitt's Center for Infection Research in Cancer. "We know that HPV infection is associated with oropharyngeal cancer, but we don't know how the virus progresses from initial infection to cancer in the oral cavity. One aspect of the HIM Study is to gather data to help us understand the natural history of these infections."

During the first 12 months, nearly 4.5 percent of men in the study acquired an oral HPV infection. Less than 1 percent of men in the study had an HPV16 infection, the most commonly acquired type, and less than 2 percent had a cancer-causing type of oral HPV.

Their findings are consistent with previous studies sh
'/>"/>

Contact: Kim Polacek
kim.polacek@moffitt.org
813-745-7408
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Platinum Artist Gregory Abbott Introduces New Website and Singles
2. Try STD Dating at PositiveSingles.com-Your Online Home for Dating with Herpes, Dating with HIV & Dating with HPV
3. Imprivata Tops Single Sign-On Category in KLAS 2013 Mid-Term Performance Review
4. Upstart Bachelorista Inc. Releases Tell-All Playbook For Single Women
5. Johns Hopkins surgeons among the first in the country to perform a robotic single-site hysterectomy
6. Imprivata is the Most Widely Selected Single Sign-On Solution by U.S. MEDITECH Customers According to HIMSS Analytics
7. Talk Therapy Can Ease Depression, But No Single Type Deemed Best
8. MEDIA ALERT: Imprivata and Dell Wyse to Discuss Benefits of Desktop Virtualization and Single Sign-On in Healthcare at Citrix Synergy
9. LAPD Singles Out Narconon Drug Prevention and Education for Special Commendation
10. Northern Westchester Hospital Surgeon Reaches New Single-Incision Robot-Assisted Gallbladder Removal Surgery Milestone
11. Unique group for single fathers due to cancer offers support
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/19/2014)... -- As kids transition from elementary to middle school, ... a recent study. But the researchers studying ... verbal and physical bullying declines as students get older. ... strategies must address all types of bullying as well ... researchers said. The study was published recently in ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... 9/18/14) A leading Dartmouth researcher, working with The Melanoma ... paper published today in the Journal of the ... the risk of melanoma. , "For the first time, ... of these telomeres play a part in the risk ... Mark Iles, PhD, School of Medicine at the University ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... FRIDAY, Sept. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. military ... risk of skin cancer, according to a new study. ... serving abroad, researchers revealed. In some cases, military personnel ... in the color, shape or size of their moles ... can be risk factors for skin cancer, the study ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... FRIDAY, Sept. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food ... Trulicity, on Thursday. Trulicity is part of a class of ... adults with type 2 diabetes. "Trulicity is a ... to existing treatment regimens to control blood sugar levels in ... deputy director of the FDA,s Office of Drug Evaluation II, ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 MetroMD, a leading ... the “God Particle” of human health. This therapy has grown ... making the therapy more effective, safe and dependable. It has ... them an opportunity to live a very healthy and active ... concept of HGH therapy, a senior therapist at MetroMD said, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News: Cyberbullying Seems to Ramp Up in Middle School 2Health News:Melanoma risk found to have genetic determinant 2Health News:Some U.S. Troops May Face Greater Skin Cancer Risk 2Health News:FDA Approves Another Weekly Injectable Drug for Type 2 Diabetes 2Health News:MetroMD Announces Better HGH Therapy - the ‘God Particle’ of Human Health 2
... 6 Cowen Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: COWN ) ... a Senior Analyst covering managed care and health care service ... covered health care services stocks from 1999 to 2008. ... the lead analyst covering healthcare services. Between 2000 and ...
... 6 Prism Pharmaceuticals, Inc.,announced today that Dr. Warren ... the 27th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on,Tuesday, January ... a.m. (Eastern,Time). The conference will be held at ... Dr. Cooper will present corporate ...
... SMTS ) will release its financial results for ... before the opening of the market on,Wednesday, January 21, ... will host a conference call that will be webcast ... On the conference call, Bruce Barrett, ...
... at Home Depot saw big increase in employees working out ... to work out works, a new study says. , ... to support workers in setting exercise goals notably increased their ... The findings were published in the February edition of ...
... Design Creates Tangible Value by Revealing New Revenue ... LLC, a firm that specializes in designing customer-centric ... for growth-oriented companies, today announced its official launch. ... build and launch new services around business opportunities ...
... Population is Undertreated When Compared to California, According ... Mass., Jan. 6 Decision Resources, one of ... on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that Florida ... the Alzheimer,s disease drug market despite the large ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Cowen Adds Health Care Service Analyst to Equity Research Department 2Health News:Somanetics Corporation to Release Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2008 Financial Results and Host Conference Call January 21, 2009 2Health News:Employer-Sponsored Workouts Boost Workers' Health 2Health News:First Service Design Firm Launches in United States 2Health News:Florida and California Represent Equivalent Areas of Opportunity in the Alzheimer's Disease Drug Market 2Health News:Florida and California Represent Equivalent Areas of Opportunity in the Alzheimer's Disease Drug Market 3
(Date:9/19/2014)... Sept. 19, 2014  The board of directors of ... quarterly cash dividend of $0.42 per share.  ... to stockholders of record at the close of business ... is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company formed in 2013 ... use its expertise, dedicated people and unique approach to ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... 19, 2014 Merck (NYSE: MRK ), known ... Canada , is teaming with celebrity chef and ... Tus Metas , an educational program encouraging Hispanics with type 2 ... key treatment goal to help reduce the risk of serious health ... at a higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes than non-Hispanic ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... , Sept. 19, 2014 Larry J. ... CVS ), will speak before the National Press Club ... discuss the company,s recent move to stop selling tobacco products ... the future of health. "Dramatic changes in our ... care providers and government," Merlo has said. "CVS Health has ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Celebrity Chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz Partners with Merck on Desafiando La Diabetes: Logra Tus Metas to Urge Hispanics With Type 2 Diabetes to Get to Their A1C Goal 2Celebrity Chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz Partners with Merck on Desafiando La Diabetes: Logra Tus Metas to Urge Hispanics With Type 2 Diabetes to Get to Their A1C Goal 3Celebrity Chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz Partners with Merck on Desafiando La Diabetes: Logra Tus Metas to Urge Hispanics With Type 2 Diabetes to Get to Their A1C Goal 4Celebrity Chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz Partners with Merck on Desafiando La Diabetes: Logra Tus Metas to Urge Hispanics With Type 2 Diabetes to Get to Their A1C Goal 5CVS Health CEO to Address National Press Club on Landmark Decision to Quit Tobacco, Leadership in Health Care Innovation 2CVS Health CEO to Address National Press Club on Landmark Decision to Quit Tobacco, Leadership in Health Care Innovation 3
... 23 DuPont (NYSE: DD ) and ... joint venture to develop, manufacture and commercialize advanced surgical ... venture will be named Actamax Surgical Materials LLC. Under ... share a 50 percent interest. The joint venture ...
... Precision Therapeutics announced today that President and Chief ... Magazine 2010 Pacesetters Award.  The award honors thirteen ... influence in the community-at-large as well as within ... Tuesday, September 21st at the Kean Theatre in ...
Cached Medicine Technology:DuPont and DSM Announce Joint Venture in Surgical Biomedical Materials 2DuPont and DSM Announce Joint Venture in Surgical Biomedical Materials 3DuPont and DSM Announce Joint Venture in Surgical Biomedical Materials 4Precision Therapeutics President and CEO Sean McDonald Recognized as a Leading Business Executive and Recipient of 2010 Pacesetters Award 2
Ernest nucleus cracker extra delicate cross-action serrated paddle shaped jaws for cracking the nucleus through a 2.5 mm incision....
Epilation forceps straight ends size 3.5"....
Removal Forceps, very fine pointed tips, with textured jaws, ideal for grasping wet sutures....
Forceps, extra delicate, straight....
Medicine Products: