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tonsils

Small masses of lymphatic tissue on either side of the back of the mouth that help to fight infection….

News: Rates of HPV drop significantly following vaccine

…and 60 per cent of oropharyngeal cancers (cancer of the back of the throat, including tongue and tonsils) in Australia*. Cancer Council Queensland urged all women to undergo regular pap smears, even after receiving the HPV vaccination. “Receiving the Gardasil…

Cancer immunisation

…cancer cases, and a high proportion of other cancers (eg anal, vaginal, penile, cancers of the back of the throat, including the base of the tongue and tonsils). There is currently no treatment for HPV; however, a vaccine, called Gardasil…

News: Three strikes for Brisbane: young men and women miss HPV shots

…human papillomavirus (HPV) causes around 90 per cent of anal cancers, 35 per cent of penile cancers and 60 per cent of oropharyngeal cancers (cancer of the back of the throat, including tongue and tonsils) in Australia. The Gardasil vaccination…

Head and Neck Cancer

Head and neck cancer is a general term used for a range of cancers that start in the head and neck of the body. This region includes the mouth, tongue, palate, jaw, salivary glands, tonsils, throat (pharynx), voice box (larynx),…

News: Third time unlucky: Young men miss HPV shots

…of anal cancers, 35 per cent of penile cancers and 60 per cent of oropharyngeal cancers (cancer of the back of the throat, including tongue and tonsils) in Australia.* Adolescent boys in Queensland receive the full course of the Gardasil…