Certain sex practices at certain ages increases HPV-related cancer About 70% of oropharyngeal cancers—cancer of the back of the throat, base of the of HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancers are diagnosed in women. ORAL SEX,HPV AND CANCER The press interest in Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and where he talks about his throat cancer, HPV, oral sex and a somewhat controversial, The vaccine programme in the UK for females is exceptional. Some types of cancer are linked to human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in the mouth and throat. It's likely that some types of HPV are spread by oral sex. Cancers in the mouth and throat are sometimes called head and neck cancers, and include cancers of the: mouth. Yes, you can get mouth and throat cancers from oral sex. HPV is known to increase the risk of cervical cancer in women and genital warts.