End cervical cancer? The HPV vaccine could do it, study suggests
Thursday, June 27, 2019
HPV Vaccines are Reducing Infections, Warts-- Probably Cancer
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
How to talk to parents about HPV vaccines
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Vaccine reduces HPV prevalence among teen girls by 86% in 10 years
Monday, May 6, 2019
HPV Vaccine Driving Down Cervical Pre-Cancer Rates
Thursday, April 18, 2019
The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is largely responsible for a decline in precancerous cervical lesions among young women in the United States, a new government report shows.
The number of these precancerous lesions detected during screening went down from an estimated 216,000 cases in 2008 to 196,000 cases in 2016, researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found.
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.