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  1. Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

    ... an infected person can develop benign warts or even cancer. 1 HPV does not cause infertility in either males or females. ... may grow, stay the same, or go away in time. 1 Cancer Some types of HPV can cause cell overgrowth that leads to cancer ...

    mdavis - 05/03/2016 - 20:41

  2. Breast Self-Exam

    ... it can lead to the early detection and treatment of breast cancer. 1 However, large-scale studies, including one that sampled ... did not reduce the yearly number of deaths from breast cancer. 5 Whether or not you perform breast self-exams, it is important to ...

    chaack - 04/23/2015 - 17:17

  3. Mastectomy

    ... usually performed in order to treat or prevent breast cancer . Mastectomy is not to be confused with lumpectomy, which is the ... because females have a much higher incidence of breast cancer cases than men. However, when males develop breast cancer, they can be ...

    kdeschryver - 08/31/2016 - 17:33

  4. The Prostate Exam

    ... (and most serious) type of prostate disease is prostate cancer . Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer in men (after skin cancer). Symptoms ...

    cfarestveit - 04/04/2015 - 15:55

  5. Fibrocystic Breasts

    ... contact a doctor in order to rule out the risk of breast cancer.                                             ... breast condition. 2 Fibrocystic Breasts and Breast Cancer Fibrocystic breast condition does not cause or predict breast ...

    hsnyder - 01/14/2015 - 10:16

  6. Barriers During Oral Sex: The Wise Choice

    ...   A Link between Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Oral Cancer Though the amount of most head and neck cancers has been declining ... due to decreased smoking rates, a particular type of oral cancer linked to the  human papillomavirus  (HPV) is on the rise due to a ...

    chaack - 04/18/2016 - 13:18

  7. Health, Exercise and Gender

    ... Regular exercise decreases a the chance of getting  breast cancer,  an extremely common and life-threatening cancer for both females and males. The body mass index is a number ...

    hsnyder - 11/13/2013 - 21:44

  8. The Prostate Gland

    ... the prostate. These complications include prostate cancer , prostatitis, and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). Males who ... to provide a proper diagnosis and treatment. Prostate Cancer The first medical condition related to prostate complications is ...

    hsnyder - 04/11/2017 - 20:39

  9. Male Genital Self-Exam

    ... immediately as this could be an early sign of  testicular cancer .   During your genital self-exam, also take a close look at ... transmitted disease , or in very rare cases, penile cancer.     Remember, early detection and treatment ...

    hsnyder - 05/18/2015 - 21:53

  10. The Benefits of Sex

    ... Although there are many risk factors associated with cancer and there is no single behavior that will guarantee prevention, there ... regular sexual activity with decreased risk of prostate cancer in males. One study examining the correlation between frequent sexual ...

    jharding - 05/03/2017 - 22:27

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