Dating after 40? The millions who are should get the HPV vaccine
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Anyone under 45 who plans to be sexually active in the future should not miss this window of opportunity and should take action before reaching the age cutoff. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist about getting the HPV vaccine. Three shots, a copay and some shoulder soreness are a small price to pay to be inoculated from cancer-causing viruses.
The HPV vaccine is important for preteens and teenagers. What about older women?
Saturday, April 13, 2019
‘Is Gardasil 9 right for me?” my patient asked during a recent office visit.
She is 45, recently divorced from her husband of 20 years and crafting her online dating profile. She’s also wondering whether she is a candidate for the vaccine that protects against nine strains of the human papilloma virus (HPV) — a virus that causes most cervical, oral and anal cancer.
Marcia Cross Is Sharing Her Anal Cancer Story in the Hopes of Ending the ‘Stigma’
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
HPV vaccination ramp up: Where could we be in 50 years?
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Study Ties Cancer-Causing HPV to Heart Disease, Too
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Certain strains of HPV are known to cause cervical cancer and other types of tumors. Now, a new study raises the possibility that they might also contribute to heart disease.
Researchers found that among over 63,000 women, those infected with "high-risk" strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) were somewhat more likely to develop heart disease or suffer a stroke over the next several years.
An Educational Intervention to Improve HPV Vaccination: A Cluster Randomized Trial
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
How Artificial Intelligence Can Detect Cervical Cancer
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Too Few Women Getting Cervical Cancer Screening
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
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.