We had heard about the link between HPV and cervical cancer, but apparently it’s linked to throat cancer as well.
Dr. Brian O’Sullivan, a head and neck cancer specialist at Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto, says throat cancer linked to HPV is the Western world’s fastest growing cancer.
It’s not clear what proportion of current oropharyngeal cancer can be linked to HPV, but Franco estimates 35 to 40 per cent of cases diagnosed in Canada can be blamed on the virus.
In the U.S., the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says 60 per cent of such cancers are linked to HPV, though many of those are also related to tobacco and alcohol.
In women, rates of HPV-related throat cancers have remained stable. But in men, the increase in HPV-related throat cancer is likely due to the acceptance over the last few decades of oral sex, particularly among young people, who assume it is less dangerous than intercourse. (Source)
You can thank your provincial government for encouraging early sexual activity, notably through explicit posters, subsidies to groups pushing sexual innovations and the upcoming sexualized curriculum that Premier Wynne wants to ram through before she loses power.
God is very merciful. When we don’t want to follow His will because of it’s inherent wisdom and beauty, he gives us more self-interested reasons to turn away from immoral lifestyles. But it seems that people still can’t restrain themselves.
Help is available if you’re addicted to sex. Don’t be a statistics on the next cancer report.