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Hpv Cervical Cancer

The U.S. Could Prevent A Lot Of Cancers If We Really Used The HPV Vaccine

Huffington Post | Alissa Scheller | Posted 04.30.2014 | Healthy Living

The U.S. has a dismally low vaccination rate for human papillomavirus compared with other developed countries. Even though the vaccine is effective in...

Shame On Us: Poor Uptake of Cervical Cancer Vaccine by American Women

Lauren Pecorino, Ph.D. | Posted 03.27.2013 | Science
Lauren Pecorino, Ph.D.

Many people complain about the lack of cures for cancer but when a preventative vaccine for a type of cancer is within our reach, too few reach out for it. Even worse, we are neglecting to protect our daughters.

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

Mehmet Oz, M.D. | Posted 12.10.2012 | 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.

HPV, Which Causes Cervical Cancer, Can Also Fuel Oral Cancer

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 12.04.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — A prolonged sore throat once was considered a cancer worry mainly for smokers and drinkers. Today there's another risk: A sexually ...

Too Many Docs Doing HPV Test Wrong: Study

AP | By LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 08.21.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON -- Too many doctors are testing the wrong women, or using the wrong test, for a virus that causes cervical cancer. The days of one-size-fi...