In 2015, HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer became the most common HPV cancer, surpassing cervical cancer.
In fact, the rapid increase in HPV-associated cancer of the mouth, tonsil, soft palate, and base of tongue came five years earlier than expected. The American Society of Clinical Oncologists had predicted that by 2020, the number of cases of HPV-related oropharyngeal cancers in middle-age, non-smoking men will surpass that of cervical cancer. See the study.
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