WHY PARENTS DON’T VACCINATE THEIR KIDS AGAINST HPV
Doctors frequently cite parental fears of inciting early sexual activity as a barrier to advocating HPV vaccination for their patients. But the numbers show that far more significant obstacles include parental fears about vaccine safety, the belief that the vaccine is unnecessary, lack of parental knowledge about HPV, and the lack of a doctor’s recommendation, researchers say.
FDA approves expanded use of Gardasil 9 to include individuals 27 through 45 years old
"Today's approval represents an important opportunity to help prevent HPV-related diseases and cancers in a broader age range," said Peter Marks, MD, PhD, director of the FDA Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, in a statement.
CervicalCheck controversy helping to improve uptake of HPV vaccine More teenage girls getting vaccinated as awareness increases, conference hears
Publicity surrounding the CervicalCheck screening programme is helping increase the uptake of the HPV vaccine, a conference has heard.
At-home HPV tests could be powerful tool for hard-to-reach U.S. women Pilot study found 80 percent of participants used the tests
A new study from The Ohio State University found that mailing at-home HPV tests to hard-to-reach women may be a viable approach, one that could be especially helpful in regions such as Appalachia, where access to women’s health care can be limited.
HPV Vaccine Cuts Cancer Causing Infection
There has been a significant fall in the number of cases of HPV, the virus that causes cervical cancer, following the introduction of a vaccine for young women, a new study says.
Two Women Are Building A Pregnancy Test-Like Device To Spot Cervical Cancer
"We’re looking to empower women, to create a paradigm where women are able to monitor their own health.” founder of Syrona, Chantelle Bell.
Effect of a Health Care Professional Communication Training Intervention on Adolescent Human Papillomavirus Vaccination
Does implementation of an intervention to improve primary care professionals’ human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine communication lead to increases in adolescent human papillomavirus vaccination?
Trends of two HPV-associated cancers in Massachusetts: cervical and oropharyngeal cancer.
The rising incidence rate of oropharyngeal cancer in men and the decreasing, but relatively high, incidence rate of cervical cancer in women highlight the need for further screening and prevention by HPV vaccination in Massachusetts.
Cancer Prevention Through HPV Vaccination in Your Practice: An Action Guide for Nurses and Medical Assistants
You have the power to reduce the incidence of human papillomavirus (HPV) cancers and pre-cancers among patients in your care. HPV cancer prevention starts with you. Vaccinating patients with the HPV vaccine can prevent future suffering and may save patients’ lives. Strongly and clearly recommend HPV vaccination to all eligible patients.