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276 Articles Matching "hpv"

Ask Can a Man with HPV Get Rid of HPV Permanent

Jan 13, 2019 , eMedicine Health
Can a Man with HPV Get Rid of It? Is HPV Permanent in...
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Research Roundup: Homelessness; Medicaid; HPV Vaccinations

Jan 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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January Is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Jan 05, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Nearly 500,000 women worldwide will be diagnosed with cervical cancer this year. Today, almost all cervical cancers are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), a common virus that can be passed from one person to another, primarily through sexual contact. Cervical cancer is the only gynecologic c......
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A Cancer Drug May Help Treat Human Papillomavirus Infections

Dec 04, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Preclinical experiments by University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers suggest the cancer drugs vorinostat, belinostat and panobinostat might be repurposed to treat infections caused by human papillomaviruses, or HPVs. HPV infections caused an estimated 266,000 deaths from cervical cancer world......
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At-Home HPV Tests Could Be Powerful Tool For Hard-To-Reach U.S. Women

Nov 29, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Screening women for HPV, or human papillomavirus, is a promising way to help detect cervical cancer early, but many at-risk women go without screening for the virus and without Pap tests that look for abnormal cells on the cervix. A new study from The Ohio State University found that mailing at-ho......
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Perspectives: Lessons On Strategies Preventing Legal Abortions; Make HPV Vaccine Part Of Mandatory Childhood Schedule

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers express views on several women's health...
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Health Tip: Understanding the HPV Vaccine

Nov 10, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Understanding the HPV VaccineCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/8/2018 12:00:00...
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Mailed HPV Tests Can Help Find Women At-Risk For Cervical Cancer, Study Finds

Nov 09, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have found that mailing self-collection kits to test for high-risk human papillomavirus infection has the potential to boost cervical cancer screening – especially for low-income women who are overdue for testing. In th......
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HPV Vaccination Rates Continue to Lag in U.S.

Nov 09, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: HPV Vaccination Rates Continue to Lag in U.S.Category: Health NewsCreated: 11/6/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/7/2018 12:00:00...
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HPV Vaccine Uptake Low Despite Prior Calls to Action

Nov 08, 2018 , RxList
The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine continues to be underused in eligible adolescents. Thus, it continues to fall short of its potential to protect against HPV-related cancers in the United States. Such cancers include cancer of the cervix, oropharyngeal cancer, and penile, vulvar, and vaginal malignancies, according to a new report from the President's Cancer...
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HPV Vaccine Uptake Low Despite Need for Action

Nov 08, 2018 , eMedicine Health
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Too Few Americans Get The HPV Vaccine

Nov 08, 2018 , WebMD
HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccination has increased in recent years, rates remain well below the government's 2020 goal of 80 percent of age-eligible adolescents, according to a recent report by the President’s Cancer...
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How Necessary Is HPV Cervical Cancer Screening for Women After Age 55?

Nov 04, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: How Necessary Is HPV Cervical Cancer Screening for Women After Age 55?Category: Health NewsCreated: 11/2/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/2/2018 12:00:00...
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Report: HPV vaccination rates remain too low to achieve cancer prevention potential

Nov 03, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The President's Panel Chair is recommending several steps to increase HPV vaccination in the United States, as well as globally. Read More...
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Do Women Over 55 Need HPV Cervical Cancer Tests?

Nov 03, 2018 , WebMD
If a woman has one negative HPV DNA test at the age of 55, she probably has a very low risk of cervical cancer, and continued HPV screening would offer little benefit, according to a new...
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The Real Reasons Parents Refuse HPV Vaccination

Nov 02, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: The Real Reasons Parents Refuse HPV VaccinationCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/30/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/31/2018 12:00:00...
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The Real Reasons Parents Refuse HPV Vaccination

Oct 31, 2018 , WebMD
Parents who choose not to vaccinate their children against HPV do so most often because of safety concerns, rather than that the vaccination will lead to greater sexual activity, a new study has...
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Preteens' HPV Shot Won't Encourage Early Sex, Study Says

Oct 17, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Preteens' HPV Shot Won't Encourage Early Sex, Study SaysCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/16/2018 12:00:00...
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HPV vaccination not linked with rise in teen risky sex

Oct 16, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A new study adds to earlier evidence that getting vaccinated against the human papillomavirus (HPV) does not lead girls to be less careful about sex....
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HPV Vaccine Approved for People Through Age 45

Oct 11, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: HPV Vaccine Approved for People Through Age 45Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/10/2018 12:00:00...
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