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CervicalCheck controversy helping to improve uptake of HPV vaccine

Publicity surrounding the CervicalCheck screening programme is helping increase the uptake of the HPV vaccine, a conference has heard.

Prof Mary Horgan, president of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, said it was heartening to see the uptake of the vaccine now moving back towards previous levels.

updated: 11 months ago

At-home HPV tests could be powerful tool for hard-to-reach U.S. women

Screening women for HPV, or human papillomavirus, is a promising way to help detect cervical cancer early, but many at-risk women go without screening for the virus and without Pap tests that look for abnormal cells on the cervix.

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.

updated: 11 months ago

Australia is about to eradicate cervical cancer, US is nowhere close. What'll it take?

updated: 11 months ago

The American Dermatological Association Co-Sponsors American Cancer Society's HPV Vaccine Policy

updated: 12 months ago

WHY PARENTS DON’T VACCINATE THEIR KIDS AGAINST HPV

Fear of encouraging sexual activity is not a common reason why parents avoid immunizing their kids against the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus, according to a new survey analysis.

updated: 11 months ago

10 myths about HPV

updated: 6 months ago

FDA approves expanded use of Gardasil 9 to include individuals 27 through 45 years old

updated: 12 months ago

WHO leads the way towards the elimination of cervical cancer as a public health concern

updated: 11 months ago

HPV vaccine cuts cancer-causing infection

updated: 12 months ago

Women With Head and Neck Cancer Receive Less Treatment and Have Inferior Outcomes Compared With Men

updated: 12 months ago