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Latest HPV vaccine Stories

2011-10-28 06:45:08

The rate of anal cancer is increasing, particularly among men who have sex with men. A new study shows that a vaccine, used to fight HPV, successfully lowers the rates of anal intraepithelial neoplasia (AIN), which leads to cancer.

2011-10-27 10:25:46

A large, international clinical trial led by doctors at the University of California, San Francisco indicates that a vaccine to prevent anal cancer is safe and effective.

Government Medical Panel Recommends HPV Vaccine For Boys
2011-10-26 04:54:52

A government medical panel said on Tuesday that the controversial HPV shot given to girls should also be given to boys to help prevent the spread of the sexually transmitted virus.

2011-10-24 22:58:31

Women with cancer-causing strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) may be at increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and stroke even when no conventional risk factors for CVD are present.

Task Force Recommends Women Receive Pap Smears Every 3 Years
2011-10-20 12:35:17

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) said healthy women between the ages of 21 to 65 should only receive a Pap smear every three years.

2011-10-19 19:10:00

New Resource for Parents and Physicians Released at Annual American Academy of Pediatrics Meeting Philadelphia and Boston (PRWEB) October 19, 2011 This

2011-10-19 13:56:40

The American Cancer Society (ACS), the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP), and the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) have proposed new guidelines for the prevention and early detection of cervical cancer.

2011-10-06 13:23:14

According to Anna R. Giuliano, Ph.D., program leader in cancer epidemiology at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and colleagues in the Netherlands, earlier circumcision of males in South Africa may be a positive step in slowing the spread of both HIV and the human papillomavirus (HPV).


Latest HPV vaccine Reference Libraries

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2011-02-17 14:56:32

A human papillomavirus (HPV), a member of the papillomavirus family, is capable of infecting humans. HPVs establish productive infections in the skin or mucous membranes. Most of the 200 known types cause no symptoms in most people. Some types can cause warts, while others can lead to cancer. There are more than 30 to 40 types of HPV that are typically transmitted through sexual contact and infect the anogenital region. High risk HPV, can lead to cancer, in fact HPV infection is a cause of...

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