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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'.

Oct 19, 2016

Oct 19, 2016
Teen vaccine

Vaccine panel recommends 2 doses of HPV vaccine for preteens

ACIP spent several months reviewing clinical trial data that showed two doses in younger adolescents prompted an immune response similar to or higher than in young adults.

Jul 07, 2016

Jul 07, 2016
HPV immunization

CDC: HPV-related cancers on the rise

According to a new estimate, nearly 80% of HPV-related cancer was due to infection, much of it preventable with current vaccines.

Jul 30, 2015

Jul 30, 2015
HPV vaccination

CDC says 40% of teen girls lack HPV vaccination

HPV vaccine uptake, though up slightly, was just 60% in girls and 42% in boys.

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