Science Saturday: Uncovering disparities in local communities -- the case of the HPV vaccine
Where you live may affect whether you receive the cancer-preventing HPV vaccine, suggests a new study published in the journal Vaccine. The first human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine was approved for use in the U.S. by the Food and Drug Administration in 2006. According to the National Cancer Institute, the types of HPV the current vaccine covers are those which cause 90% of genital warts, as many as 90% of cervical cancers, as well as a majority of oropharyngeal (a type of throat cancer), anal, penile, vaginal and vulvar cancers.… (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - April 30, 2022 Category: Research Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Improved treatments for head and neck cancer
April is Sexually Transmitted Infections Awareness Month. About 70% of cancers in the oropharynx, which includes the tonsils, soft palate and base of the tongue, are linked to the HPV virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So it's important to talk to your health care team about the HPV vaccine, especially if you are 26 years old or younger. In addition to the importance of the HPV vaccine, you can lower… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 25, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

How Is Oropharynx Cancer Diagnosed?
Title: How Is Oropharynx Cancer Diagnosed?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 4/14/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/14/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - April 14, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

What Is Oropharyngeal Cancer?
Title: What Is Oropharyngeal Cancer?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 4/5/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/5/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - April 5, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Can Liquid Biopsy Predict Oropharyngeal Cancer Recurrence? Can Liquid Biopsy Predict Oropharyngeal Cancer Recurrence?
Performing a routine liquid biopsy test for HPV DNA may allow recurrence of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma to be identified before clinical signs develop, a new study suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Imaging Identifies Candidates for Oropharynx Cancer De-escalation Imaging Identifies Candidates for Oropharynx Cancer De-escalation
Oropharynx cancer patients able to undergo radiotherapy de-escalation may be identified via serial FDG-PET scans, a new study finds.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 1, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

De-escalation of Radiotherapy for HPV-Associated Oropharyngeal Cancer De-escalation of Radiotherapy for HPV-Associated Oropharyngeal Cancer
For patients with HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancer undergoing definitive concurrent chemoradiotherapy, reduced radiation dose and volume to elective treatment regions yields ' uncompromised ' disease control with favorable toxicity, a study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 27, 2022 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

' Outstanding' Outcomes: Reduced Radiation in Oropharynx Cancer'Outstanding' Outcomes: Reduced Radiation in Oropharynx Cancer
Comparable progression-free survival was observed in intermediate-risk patients with HPV and oropharynx cancer who received less intense postoperative radiation therapy, without chemotherapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 3, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Oropharyngeal Cancer Up About 3% Among Men Oropharyngeal Cancer Up About 3% Among Men
In addition, about 80% of these cancers were in men.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 3, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Oropharyngeal Cancer Incidence, Mortality Up Among U.S. Men
Geographic differences seen, with notable rises in the Midwest and Southeast (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 23, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Oncology, ENT, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Oropharyngeal Cancer Incidence, Mortality Up Among U.S. Men
THURSDAY, Dec. 23, 2021 -- The incidence of oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) continues to increase nationally among U.S. men, according to a study published online Dec. 16 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head& Neck Surgery. Haluk Damgacioglu, Ph.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Throat Cancers Tied to HPV Are Rising Among U.S. Men, Women
TUESDAY, Dec. 21, 2021 -- You might have heard a lot about the human papillomavirus (HPV) and its role in cervical cancer, but this sexually transmitted virus can also cause another type of cancer. Rates of oropharyngeal cancer, which occurs in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Incidence of Oropharyngeal Cancer Projected to Rise in U.S. Men
FRIDAY, Dec. 17, 2021 -- The incidence and burden of oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) is projected to increase among men in the United States, according to a study published online Dec. 15 in The Lancet Regional Health: Americas. Haluk Damgacioglu,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 17, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New treatment may cure HPV-linked throat cancer faster
A new, shorter treatment for patients with HPV-associated oropharynx cance...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASTRO: Blood test confirms HPV-related cancer remission (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 2, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

HPV Vaccine Will Have Modest Impact on Oropharynx Cancer Incidence by 2045
However, reductions in oropharynx cancer incidence should be seen among young and middle - aged adults (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 23, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, ENT, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news