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316 Articles Matching "hpv"

With cancer risk timeline, middle-aged women recognize need for cervix screening

Aug 22, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - When middle-aged women realize their cervical cancer risk from HPV lasts decades, more of them decide to get screened for this cancer than when they only know HPV has a role in cancer, without an explicit timeline, a small study found....
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CDC Recommends Catch-Up HPV Vaccination for Young Adults

Aug 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: CDC Recommends Catch-Up HPV Vaccination for Young AdultsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Health Tip: Reducing Your Risk of HPV

Aug 08, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Reducing Your Risk of HPVCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/7/2019 12:00:00...
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Just One HPV Vaccine Dose May Be Enough To Prevent Several Cancers

Aug 03, 2019 , Forbes
Immunization recommendations across the world advise two or three doses of the HPV vaccine, but emerging evidence indicates that one dose may be just as...
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Just One HPV Dose May Be Enough To Prevent Several Cancers

Aug 01, 2019 , Forbes
Immunization recommendations across the world advise two or three doses of the HPV vaccine, but emerging evidence indicates that one dose may be just as...
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There’s A Long List Of What We Don’t Know About ‘Superbug’ Candida Auris–And A Growing Urgency To Find Answers

Jul 24, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Why has there been a nearly simultaneous emergence on different continents of a highly drug resistant fungus that acts like a bacteria? Scientists only have theories, but one is related to climate change. In other public health news: aspirin, age discrimination, puberty, diabetes, the HPV vaccine and...
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Research Roundup: Physicians’ Well-Being; HPV Vaccine; And Long-Term Care

Jul 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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UK offers HPV vaccines to boys, aims to stop 100,000 cancer cases

Jul 09, 2019 , Reuters
Some 100,000 cases of cancer could be prevented in Britain in the next 40 years by a vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV) that causes cancers of the cervix, mouth, anus and genitals, UK health officials said on Tuesday....
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Updated HPV Vaccine Recommendations Follow Big HPV Infection Drops Shown In New Study

Jul 03, 2019 , Forbes
Substantial declines in HPV-related infections and genital warts have led to an expansion in recommendations for the...
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WHO study finds 'strong evidence' HPV vaccine can prevent cervical cancer

Jul 03, 2019 , CNBC Health
HPV infections declined substantially since a vaccine was introduced, says a World Health Organization-funded study published in The...
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The HPV Vaccine Is A Cancer Vaccine, Not A Sex Vaccine

Jun 08, 2019 , Forbes
Anal cancer, a rare cancer often caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) has been brought to the forefront as an actress shares her story of her own experience with this disease. HPV vaccination will reduce risk of HPV-related cancers in the...
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It’s Not Just Cancerous Cells That Are Mutated, Study Finds. Our Normal Tissue Is ‘Quite Messy,’ Too

Jun 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The research upended a common belief that "normal" cells are simply replicas of each other. Instead, even non-cancerous cells pick up a lot of mutations along the way. The discovery could help to better detect cancer. In other public health news: stress, parasites, the HPV vaccine, preparing for death, and...
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Actress shines light on HPV's link to anal cancers

Jun 08, 2019 , CNN Health
Actress Marcia Cross has been public about her anal cancer diagnosis more than a year ago, now sharing that doctors suspect her cancer came from the same type of human papillomavirus, or HPV, behind her husband's throat cancer....
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Millions Of Women In Low-And Middle-Income Countries Will Need Radiotherapy For Cervical Cancer Treatment Despite Vaccination

May 30, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A first of its kind study is reporting that millions of women in low- and middle-income countries will need life-saving radiotherapy to treat their cervical cancer, despite the growth of essential human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination prevention programs. The availability of radiotherapy in these......
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Pediatricians And Nurse Practitioners Report Using Strategies To Improve HPV Vaccination

May 03, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Pediatricians and nurse practitioners report using several strategies to improve human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, yet also perceive barriers, according to a national American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Pediatric Research in Office Settings (PROS) network study. Findings from the study will b......
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Ask Can you get HPV non-sexually

May 01, 2019 , eMedicine Health
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HPV Vaccine Driving Down Cervical Pre-Cancer Rates

Apr 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: HPV Vaccine Driving Down Cervical Pre-Cancer RatesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/19/2019 12:00:00...
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Obesity Poised To Take Spot Of No. 1 Preventable Cause Of Cancer, Kicking Smoking Out Of Top Position

Apr 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Within five to ten years, smoking may no longer be the top preventable cause for cancer. Being obese and overweight — long implicated in heart disease and diabetes — has been associated in recent years with an increased risk of getting at least 13 types of cancer. In other oncology news: multiple cancers in one patients, breast implants, miracle treatments and their complications, survivors helping others, and the HPV...
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Why the HPV Vaccine Is More Important Than Ever

Apr 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Why the HPV Vaccine Is More Important Than EverCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Childhood HPV vaccination 'profoundly' cuts cervical disease in young women

Apr 11, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Young women who received human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines as adolescents had significantly lower rates of a condition that's a precursor to cervical cancer, in a nationwide study in Scotland....
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