Scientists Develop New Way to Treat HPV-Related Cancer
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
A drug called cidofovir that’s already used to target viruses could also be used as part of a novel way to treat cervical cancer
HPV infection found to increase risk of lung cancer
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
According to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Virology, researchers have found that there is a strong association between lung tissue with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, particularly HPV subtypes 16 and 18, and lung cancer.
Oral Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection Risk Increased by Three Daily Cigarettes
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
According to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Boomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland, have found that cigarette smokers are more likely to be positive for human papillomavirus (HPV)-16 compared with non-smokers.
Cervical HPV Urine Test Demonstrates Accuracy
Monday, September 29, 2014
A simple urine test can routinely spot human papillomavirus (HPV), according to research published in The BMJ.
Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Narrated by Vanessa Williams. The Human Papilloma Virus HPV may be the most widespread, misunderstood and potentially dangerous epidemic that most people hardly know anything about. 80 percent of all people under 50 years of age will have a strain of the virus at some point in their lives and most will not even realize they have it. Cervical cancer is almost exclusively caused by HPV and it is the 2nd leading cancer in women. Worldwide, cervical cancer kills over 250,000 women every year. Meet five unforgettable women whose lives have been changed forever and even interrupted by this deadly virus.
HPV Piece by Paul Offit: Let's Not Talk About Sex
Thursday, August 21, 2014
In a typical year in the United States about 150 people die from meningococcus, four from tetanus, none from diphtheria, 20 from pertussis, and roughly 4,000 from cancers caused by HPV. People are more than 20 times more likely to die from HPV than from the other four diseases combined.
Take the Shot Nights at Falmouth High School and Mashpee High School
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Taking a Shot at HPV Prevention!
Young fans who attend the Falmouth High girls’ basketball game on Jan. 31 and the Mashpee High boys’ basketball game on Feb. 14 will have the opportunity to spin a prize wheel and participate in a halftime basketball free-throw contest.
At the 3rd Annual “Take the Shot Night,” they will also, along with their parents/guardians, learn about a different shot that will protect them from the HPV virus and HPV-related cancers.
Years after Texas backed off HPV vaccine mandate, cervical cancer rate soars
Monday, August 12, 2019
Human Papillomavirus Vaccination for Adults: Updated Recommendations
Thursday, August 8, 2019
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.