Kent sepkowitz on whether it could be possible that michael douglas's oral cancer was caused by oral sex certain types of head and neck cancer and the human papilloma virus (hpv), already well accepted as the cause of cervical cancer, the disease prevented so successfully by the pap smear. On sunday, in an interview with the guardian, actor michael douglas revealed that his throat cancer was not caused by tobacco and alcohol, but by hpv, which was transmitted through oral sex he has since called the statement a misunderstanding, but it's still true: you can get throat cancer from hpv. In broad summary, their main conclusions were: hiv can be gonorrhoea, a common std, can be transmitted to the throat during oral sex, especially fellatio but since then, it has become increasingly clear that today's high rates of oral sex are linked to the rising incidence of throat and mouth cancer. Date: may 10, 2007 source: johns hopkins medical institutions summary: researchers at the johns hopkins kimmel cancer center have conclusive evidence that human papillomavirus (hpv) causes some throat cancers in both men and women the researchers found that oral hpv infection is the strongest risk factor. New york (cbs news) — actor michael douglas' publicist is backing away from a report about what caused the actor's throat cancer michael douglas said in an interview with the guardian his throat cancer was caused by human papillomavirus, a sexually transmitted disease however, shortly after the. In a surprisingly candid interview with the guardian, actor michael douglas told the paper that his battle with stage-four throat cancer started in the bedroom the story came up when the interviewer asked douglas if his well-documented history of smoking and boozing may have led to his illness douglas. Researchers have found that practising oral sex can increase the risk of developing the diseases 22 fold.
This michael douglas interview is rated nc-17 in an instantly buzzed-about interview with british paper the guardian, the 68-year-old actor looked back on his 2010 ordeal with stage-four throat cancer — and explained why he didn't regret his many years of smoking and drinking, long thought to cause the. News: the actor michael douglas has revealed to the guardian that the hpv virus, transmitted through oral sex, was responsible for his throat cancer. “men who have performed oral sex on five or more women are at greater risk of developing head and neck cancer, especially if they smoke,” the evening standard reports this story is based on a us study that looked at 9,425 people aged 20 to 59 who provided information about their number of oral sex.
Eighty percent of people between 18 and 44 have had oral sex with an opposite sex partner, likely accounting for much of the oral hpv infections observed there are many forms of hpv the high risk subtypes of hpv are responsible for 90% of cancer of the cervix they also play an important role in other. Hpv transmitted to the mouth and throat via oral sex causes around 70 per cent of cancers.
Hong kong research finds 1 in 5 throat cancer patients possibly contract hpv from oral sex first local study of its kind on human papillomavirus suggests sexual intercourse, mostly involving men, is a vehicle for infection published : thursday, 10 march, 2016, 1:40pm updated : thursday, 10 march, 2016, 9: 57pm. But actor's claim that more oral sex is the 'best cure' for his throat cancer raises eyebrows. Testing positive for an hpv infection does not mean that you or your partner is having sex outside of your relationship hpv is the leading cause of oropharyngeal cancers primarily the tonsils, tonsillar crypt, the base of the tongue (the very back of the mouth and part of what in lay terms might be called a.
Another study in the new england journal of medicine suggests a correlation between oral sex and throat cancer it is believed that this is due to the transmission of hpv, a virus that has been implicated in the majority of cervical cancers and which has been detected in throat cancer tissue in numerous studies the study.
Men who smoke and perform oral sex with five or more partners have the highest risk of developing a type of head and neck cancer triggered by the human papilloma virus (hpv), according to a new study while this might sound quite alarming, researchers did reassure that just 07% of men will develop. New data has revealed the rates of throat cancer among new zealand men has more than doubled over the past 25 years, with almost 100 diagnosed in 2013 and oral sex being blamed.
Men are twice as likely as women to get cancer of the mouth and throat linked to the human papillomavirus, or hpv, one of the most common sexually transmitted infections, researchers say for men, the risk of hpv-driven cancers of the head and neck rise along with the number of oral sex partners,. Oral sex with multiple partners and oral infection with human papilloma virus are the strongest risk factors for cancers of the mouth and throat, far outweighing the contribution of alcohol and tobacco, researchers from the johns hopkins university kimmel cancer center report in the may 10th issue of the. Some studies show that oral sex raises throat cancer risk, while others suggest there is no association this article discusses the evidence. Oral sex caused my cancer michael douglas an article written by deborah kotze for the boston globe on june 10th 2013 and condensed here, revealed that the hpv infection of throat cancer inflicted upon the actor michael douglas was a result of oral sex about 14,000 throat cancers are diagnosed every year in the us.