Health - Fight Cancer News

Jul 12, 2010 12:50 PM by Bea Karnes, News First 5

Study links HPV, skin cancer

It's been established that certain strains of human papillomavirus can lead to cervical cancer. Now doctors say people infected with other HPV strains are more likely to develop skin cancer.

The increased risk was especially pronounced for those on immuno-supression drugs.

The study led by researchers at Dartmouth Medical School.

To schedule a cancer screening, contact the Dorcy Cancer Center at St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo.

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