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ASCO: HPV-Oral Cancer Won't Threaten Spouses

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CHICAGO -- Oropharyngeal cancers that arise from human papillomavirus (HPV) are no more likely to spread to a domestic partner than to the general population, an observational study showed.

ASCO: HPV-Oral Cancer Won't Threaten Spouses

Interesting read for those that have discussed this topic before:

Best,
John

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D Lewis
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Interesting. Reassuring. Somehow, the more I can learn about this stuff, the easier it is to deal with it.

Deb

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cureitall66
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Thanks for sharing this John. As always your quite thoughtful in sharing information you come across with those of us that have had some great concerns over this HPV thing. You the Man!

~C

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Skiffin16
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I was thinking of you specifically when I posted it..., and a few others.

laurabeau
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Thank you for posting John.  I was shocked and puzzled by my husband's diagnosis .

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