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Study Links HPV to Lung Cancer -- Despite Threat of Lung Cancer, Conservatives Still Don't Want Their Kids Vaccinated

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A newly published study links the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus, or HPV, to lung cancer, adding lungs to the list of organs scientists say are susceptible to cancer as a result of contracting the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States.

Recent studies have found connections between HPV and cancers of the mouth and throat, but the University of Louisville study released late last week is the first to associate the infection with lung cancer.

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