Years after Texas backed off HPV vaccine mandate, cervical cancer rate soars
Monday, August 12, 2019
Texas and Australia took two very different paths in 2007. And the difference is unbelievable. Continue to Article
Stopping the Anxiety of HPV
Thursday, August 8, 2019
How a woman found emotional support after an HPV diagnosis. Continue to Article
Study: HPV Vaccine Works
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
A new meta-analysis published in The Lancet in June shows the HPV vaccine is very effective and is expected to lower the rate of cervical and other related cancers.
The researchers reviewed data from 60 million young men and women in 14 high-income nations, with up to 8 years of post-vaccination follow-up. Continue to the Cape Cod Health News Article.
Cancer and the Transgender Community
Thursday, July 11, 2019
New, but limited, research suggests that the burden of cancer disproportionately affects sexual and gender minorities disproportionately more than their heterosexual counterparts. Continue to Article
British boys will receive HPV vaccine to prevent 'thousands of cancers'
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Wrong information creating ‘dangerous screening gap’ in cervical cancer
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
NHS England is warning that the misconception that lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) women are not at risk of cervical cancer is putting 50,000 LGB women at risk.
The ‘fake news’ has created a dangerous screening gap, as the affected women have never been for a cervical cancer screening test because they wrongly think they are not at risk.