Condition Center: Oral Cancer

HPV Vaccine: Maybe Not Just for Girls

Girls may receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to help prevent later cervical cancer. In boys, the vaccine may be important in protecting a...

HPV Shot Not Linked to Blood Clots

One of the few vaccines that can actually protect against cancer is the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, which prevents four strains of HPV. But s...

A Cancer Knowledge Gap

The best way to beat cancer is to prevent it from occurring in the first place, when possible. With head and neck cancers, there are several ways to ...

Oral Cancer Screening Updates

Because tobacco use has been declining in the US over recent years, cancers found in the mouth have also been on the decline.

Throat Cancer Detests Smoking

The Epstein-Barr virus can cause a throat cancer that’s rare in this country, but more common in Asia. Another cause of this throat cancer is smoki...

Global Trends in Oral Cancers

It used to be that smoking and drinking alcohol were the biggest risk factors for cancers that develop in the mouth and throat. Those trends may be c...