HPV Infections Linked to Penile Cancer, Catalan Institute of Oncology in Barcelona Study; Current HPV Vaccines May Help Prevent Penile Cancers

Published: Aug 25, 2009

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eMaxHealth -- There is an available HPV vaccine (Gardasil and Cervarix) for the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV) which causes cervical cancer. It turns out it may also be effective treatment in preventing penile tumors as the same virus is to blame for half of all cases of penile cancer.

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