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Sep 16, 2019

Sep 16, 2019
HPV vaccine

Studies say HPV vaccine refusal, misinformation common

More than three fourths of adults don't know that HPV can cause anal, oral, and penile cancers, a new study finds.

Sep 12, 2019

Sep 12, 2019
Research technician

UK health officials launch new infectious disease strategy

The plan focuses on 10 strategic priorities, including combating antimicrobial resistance.

Jun 27, 2019

Jun 27, 2019
Girl getting HPV vaccine

Experts expand HPV vaccine recs as study finds high impact

Data on 60 million people indicate the vaccine has slashed infections and pre-cancer lesions.

Aug 24, 2018

Aug 24, 2018
Throat exam

CDC: Mouth area now most common site of HPV-linked cancer

The oropharyngeal cancer rate increased 2.8% per year in men and 0.6% in women.

Aug 20, 2018

Aug 20, 2018
Couple outdoors man smoking

UK study bolsters HPV infection link to smoking, sexual activity

Former smokers had triple the risk, while those with more than 6 sex partners had a sixfold risk.

Aug 08, 2018

Aug 08, 2018
HPV vaccination

Study: Catch-up HPV vaccination effective until age 20

The results confirm, however, that the vaccine is most effective when given at younger ages.

Oct 17, 2017

Oct 17, 2017
Man's mouth

Study finds high burden of oral HPV, related cancers in men

HPV-related head and neck cancers are dramatically higher in men than in women.

Sep 20, 2017

Sep 20, 2017
Cotton swab and test tube

Study: HPV screen bests Pap smear at detecting cervical cancer

The study involved almost 5,000 women in a country with high vaccine uptake.

Sep 06, 2017

Sep 06, 2017
HPV vaccination in Brazil

HPV vaccine may protect against 90% of cervical cancers

Researchers report a 97.4% efficacy for the 9-strain HPV vaccine.

Aug 25, 2017

Aug 25, 2017
Teen vaccination

CDC: HPV vaccine rates climb, but disparities exist

Though coverage still isn't optimal, for the first time rates topped 60%, with the boys' level gaining ground on the girls'.

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