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A Silent Epidemic of Cancer Is Spreading Among Men
Jason Mendelsohn had been married for close to 20 years and was happily raising three kids when he noticed the painless lump on his neck while shaving three years ago.
Within days, he had been diagnosed with a deadly form of cancer caused by a virus that he probably caught while in college, decades before.
Mendelsohn, now 48, is the classic victim of head and neck cancer caused by HPV, the human papillomavirus. A new study out this week shows there’s a silent epidemic of HPV-related cancers among men.
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