Black and Hispanic men are dying at higher rates than white men from throat cancer caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), a new Rutgers University study finds, but researchers can’t pinpoint the cause. Notably, despite lower mortality rates among non-Hispanic white men, the researchers found that throat cancer disproportionately affects this group. Late-stage diagnosis increased by over 50% among white men from 2005 to 2016, while cases among minority populations have remained stable. The Rutgers study, which was published recently in the Annals of Cancer Epidemiology, analyzed data from the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries on 162,183 men diagnosed with HPV-associated cancers between 2005 to 2016. To read the full story.