March 25, 2013

HPV and Oropharyngeal Cancer: Vaccine

According to Chemotherapy Advisor, the available HPV vaccines are effective against the serotypes that are most commonly associated with oropharyngeal cancer.  The relationship previously established with this cancer and sexual behaviors and the disproportionate representation of men affected supports current recommendations to vaccinate both boys and girls to protect against HPV associated cancers.


Robert G. Tupac, DDS, FACP, Inc., Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics (661) 325-1275 | 5060 California Ave., #170, Bakersfield, CA 93309

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