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Human Papillomavirus Vaccine

Why You Should Pay Attention to Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week -- April 10-16

Pamela Tom | Posted 04.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Pamela Tom

Some may think another cancer awareness week is like Hallmark's Friendship Day -- nice, but not necessary. National Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Week will take place April 10-16, 2016, and it's more important than ever because there actually is a big lack of awareness.

HPV Vaccine Works, Time to Ramp Up Vaccination Efforts

Tom Frieden, MD, MPH | Posted 08.19.2013 | Impact
Tom Frieden, MD, MPH

Today, CDC released some really good news -- the prevalence of types of human papillomavirus (HPV) that commonly cause cervical cancer in women has dropped about half in girls aged 14-19 since 2006, when the vaccination program started.

Breaking It Down: The Human Papillomavirus

Brian Secemsky, M.D. | Posted 01.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Brian Secemsky, M.D.

Although the human papillomavirus (HPV) has been recognized as a transmissible pathogen for the past several decades, the controversial use of HPV vaccines has vaulted the pesky bug into eyes of the mainstream media and scientific communities alike.

The HPV And Cancer Stats You Can't Afford To Ignore

Mehmet Oz, M.D. | Posted 03.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Mehmet Oz, M.D.

The scary truth is that many women don't know they have HPV. You may believe you aren't at risk anymore if you're married or in a monogamous relationship. This simply isn't true.

Repeat After Me: HPV Is an Anti-Cancer Vaccine

William Schaffner, M.D. | Posted 01.14.2012 | Healthy Living
William Schaffner, M.D.

Putting politics and personal notions about appropriate sexual behavior aside leaves me with this fact: HPV vaccine is a safe and effective way to prevent cancer. How can anyone be against that?

Three Children Honor Their Late Mother by Raising Awareness of Anal Cancer and HPV

Jennifer Utz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jennifer Utz

I wanted to share the story of a group of individuals who have taken a great tragedy and turned it into something positive.

HPV Vaccine: Now For Men?

The New Hampshire | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the U.S, and affects both men and women. Up until recently, t...