Infographic: Can I Get Cancer From Oral Sex?

Infographic: Can I Get Cancer From Oral Sex?

In 2010, the National Cancer Institute estimated oropharyngeal cancer was the result of over 2,000 deaths. About half of these cases were men. with at least 75% caused by HPV. It's crazy to believe, but you actually CAN get cancer from oral sex. There's been an increase in the number of oral and throat cancer cases around the U.S., this infographic shown below visualizes data that explains the sharp rise in cancer cases caused by oral sex. Sorry to ruin your weekend, but this is the type of sh*t you really need to be aware of. [Visual.ly via Mountsinai]

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