Thursday, January 16, 2014

Man Can be attacked Cancer Penis because of Cervical Cancer Virus

Cervical cancer is cancer of the cervix in women is caused by infection with human papillomavirus, or HPV. Although not as fierce as in the body of a woman, HPV also can cause penile cancer in men.

Cervical cancer is a cancer that can spread and most widely spread by sexual contact. The cause is the human papillomavirus ( HPV ) and genital men can be carriers and means of transmission.

The virus is a variety of types, but which have the potential to cause cervical cancer is about 20 and among the most common type and is a high-risk types 16 and 18 ( 80 per cent of the causes of cervical cancer ).

" Cervical cancer was contagious diseases and sexually transmitted diseases, including the most commonly transmitted because of sex, " said Dr. Fitriyadi Kusuma, SpOG ( K ), uterine cancer consultation and faculty Faculty of Medicine in the Division of Gynecology Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, in the event SOHO # BetterU : Mother's Day, in Akmani Hotel, 91 Jalan Wahid Hasyim, Jakarta.

According to Dr. Fitriyadi, HPV that cause cervical cancer in women can also cause penile cancer in men. But the risk is not too great.

" In men it can cause cancer of the penis but not too big. Among women 99 percent of the causes of cervical cancer, but the guy who finished 42 percent of penile cancer. Having said that, men also need to be vaccinated with HPV, the vaccine together with women, " said Dr. Fitriyadi.

Although HPV can be attached to the skin or genital organs of men, but the virus is not going to be as dangerous as when it is in the cervix ( neck of the womb ) women. This is because the cervix is more sensitive to the HPV virus or penile skin than men.

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