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An Educational Intervention to Improve HPV Vaccination: A Cluster Randomized Trial

Educational interventions delivered within a clinical setting hold promise to improve vaccination behaviors.

updated: 1 month ago

How Artificial Intelligence Can Detect Cervical Cancer

Researchers have developed a computer algorithm that they say can analyze digital images of a woman’s cervix and accurately identify precancerous changes that require medical attention. This artificial intelligence approach, called automated visual evaluation, has the potential to revolutionize cervical cancer screening, particularly in low-resource settings.

updated: 1 month ago

Too Few Women Getting Cervical Cancer Screening

The number of women in the United States who are getting the recommended screenings for cervical cancer is "unacceptably low," researchers say.

In 2016, just over half of U.S. women aged 21 to 29 and less than two-thirds of women aged 30 to 65 were up-to-date with cervical cancer screenings, according to a new report.

updated: 1 month ago

Women With Select Subtypes of HPV at Higher Risk for Developing High-Grade Cervical Cancer

The nested case-control Swedish study, published in Cancer, found that the presence of specific subtypes of HPV, namely HPV-16 and -18, were associated with a higher risk of developing high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) in women under the age of 30.

updated: 1 month ago

Hokies and Hoos take on cervical cancer treatment

Virginia Tech scientist Tim Long and University of Virginia oncologist Tim Showalter have teamed up to find a solution to alleviate stress and discomfort for women during cancer treatment.

updated: 1 month ago

New epigenetic cervical cancer test has 100 % detection rate

A new test for cervical cancer was found to detect all of the cancers in a randomised clinical screening trial of 15,744 women, outperforming both the current Pap smear and human papillomavirus (HPV) test at a reduced cost, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London.

updated: 1 month ago

No Ovarian Failure Risk After HPV Vaccine, Study Finds

Reduced ovarian function in teen girls is not a potential effect of teen vaccination, found a new study.

updated: 1 month ago

Norm Coleman Advocates For HPV Vaccine Amid Cancer Battle

Former Minnesota Senator Norm Coleman is sharing a message of strength and awareness during his second battle with cancer.

“The cancer I have is caused by a virus,” Coleman said. “You can get a vaccination to prevent you from getting the HPV virus today.”

updated: 1 month ago

A Cure for HPV? Evaluating HPV Treatment Options

updated: 2 months ago

Black Women in Alabama Dying of Preventable Cancer at Alarming Rate

Cervical cancer, a disease researchers believe is on track to be eradicated within 20 years in some industrialized nations, is killing a disproportionate number of women across the American south.

updated: 1 month ago