July 24, 2014: Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says
Agency urges doctors to recommend it along with other routine immunizations

July 18, 2014: HPV Test Beats Pap Smear in Gauging Cervical Cancer Risk, Study Finds
Study of over 1 million women suggests it could be stand-alone screening method

July 08, 2014: Cervical Cancer Vaccine Doesn't Boost Clot Risk: Study
Analysis included more than 500,000 women from Denmark

June 02, 2014: Immune-Based Treatment May Fight Advanced Cervical Cancer
Therapy shows promise in small trial, but side effects were often severe

May 20, 2014: Two-Thirds of U.S. Adults May Carry HPV
But study finds only 4 of 103 people whose DNA was tested had the cancer-causing strain of the virus

April 29, 2014: HPV-Linked Oral Cancers May Not Be 'Contagious'
Kissing doesn't seem to raise rate of viral infection between committed partners, study finds

April 14, 2014: Cervical Cancer Vaccine Program in England a Success, Researchers Report
Infections with strains of HPV believed to cause disease dropped after immunization effort

March 20, 2014: HPV-Linked Throat Cancer May Have Telltale First Symptoms
Signs of potential trouble could be different in people without the virus, study suggests

March 06, 2014: Study Adds to Evidence That HPV Vaccine Helps Guard Against Cervical Cancer
Large population of Australian women were protected to some degree after vaccination, researchers report

February 20, 2014: Head, Throat Cancer Survival May Be Longer if Tumor Caused by HPV: Study
Patients with recurrent disease seem to 'do better' if cancer is tied to the virus, researcher says

February 20, 2014: More Evidence That HPV Vaccine Might Lower Cervical Cancer Risk
Danish study finds reduction in precancerous lesions for women who got vaccinated in girlhood

February 11, 2014: Partial HPV Vaccine Series May Help Prevent Genital Warts in Girls
But Swedish study didn't address more critical issue of cervical cancer prevention

February 10, 2014: President's Panel Calls for More Girls, Boys to Get HPV Vaccine
It protects against cancers of the cervix, throat, rectum and penis, but too few getting the shots

February 03, 2014: HPV Shot Doesn't Encourage Sexual Activity in Young Girls: Study
Finding should reassure parents about the cervical cancer vaccine, doctors say

January 27, 2014: HPV Vaccination Rates Might Rise If More Docs Recommended It
Family physicians in particular could play larger role in recommending vaccine to prevent cervical cancer, study suggests

January 14, 2014: Cervical Cancer Screening Found to Benefit Older Women in New Study
Researchers say their results support screening women up to age 65 and beyond

December 09, 2013: Many Young Americans Know Little About Cervical Cancer Vaccine
And only 1 in 4 talks with a health-care provider about the HPV shot, cancer society survey finds

November 25, 2013: Why Many U.S. Preteens Aren't Getting the HPV Shot
Review found cost, fear of kids becoming sexually active deters some parents

November 05, 2013: HPV Vaccine Rates Lagging in Southern U.S., Study Finds
Results concern researchers who say cervical cancer cases due to the virus are high in the South

November 04, 2013: Single Dose of HPV Vaccine May Be Enough to Guard Against Cervical Cancer
Researchers found women who only got 1 of 3 recommended Cervarix doses still showed immune response 4 years later

November 04, 2013: Screening for HPV May Be Better Than Pap Test, Study Suggests
Screening offered greater protection against cervical cancer three years after either test was given

October 28, 2013: HPV Vaccines May Be Less Effective for Black Women: Study
Gardasil, Cervarix target strains more commonly found among whites

September 26, 2013: Researchers Tie Increased Throat Cancer Cases to HPV Infection
More whites develop cancers linked to oral sex, but blacks have worse survival rates, study finds

August 30, 2013: Black Women Less Likely to Get HPV Vaccine: Study
But they're more likely to get cervical cancers caused by the virus, researcher said

August 29, 2013: HPV Vaccination Rates Among Teens Still Lagging: CDC
Doctors need to suggest it when recommending other vaccines for teens, researchers say

August 21, 2013: Poor Oral Hygiene Tied to Cancer-Linked Virus, Study Finds
Avoiding HPV is yet another reason to take care of your teeth, gums, experts say

July 25, 2013: Too Few Girls Getting HPV Vaccine: CDC
Lagging rates will lead to more cervical cancer cases, health officials contend

July 24, 2013: HPV May Also Raise Risk of Throat Cancer
Review found higher rates of esophageal cancer in people infected with virus

July 23, 2013: Single Men Show Higher Risk of Cancer-Linked Oral HPV
But overall risk is low, and virus usually clears within a year, study found

July 19, 2013: HPV Vaccine Might Shield Women Against Throat Cancer: Study
Vaccination already recommended for boys and girls to guard against sexually transmitted infections

July 16, 2013: U.K. Experts Urge HPV Vaccine for Young Gay Men
It might reduce their risk of anal cancer

July 09, 2013: Many Docs Don't Follow HPV/Pap Test Guidelines: Study
Too few vaccines recommended, and too many cervical cancer tests done, survey finds

June 19, 2013: HPV Vaccine Lowering Infection Rates Among Girls: CDC
Extent of protection from sexually transmitted virus higher than expected, suggesting 'herd immunity' is at work, experts say

April 30, 2013: Girls May Need Fewer Gardasil Shots, Study Suggests
Preteens appear to get same protection with two doses of HPV vaccine as young women who get three

April 22, 2013: Kids More Likely to Pick Up Warts at Home, Not Public Spaces
Study found close contact with relatives, friends who had warts was greatest risk factor

April 19, 2013: HPV Vaccination Sends Genital Wart Cases Plummeting: Study
Australian effort saw nationwide rates drop up to 93 percent in girls, young women

April 16, 2013: Study May Explain How Circumcision Reduces HIV Risk
The procedure reduces bacteria, affecting how body fights AIDS virus, researcher says

April 11, 2013: Strides Made in Preventing Cancer, But Challenges Remain: Report
American Cancer Society looked at smoking, obesity, disease screening, tanning and more

April 10, 2013: Study Hints of Links Between HPV and Lung Cancer
Certain strains of the cervical cancer virus found in tumors from nonsmokers

April 08, 2013: Doctors Too Pap-Happy, Survey Suggests
Cervical cancer screenings recommended more often than needed, researchers find

March 18, 2013: Parents' Worries About HPV Vaccine on the Rise: Study
Doctors puzzled by the growing safety concerns, because shot guards against virus that can cause cervical cancer

March 07, 2013: New Pap Guidelines May Miss Aggressive Cancer in Young Women: Study
One cancer can cause problems in less than two years, but recommended screening is now every three years

January 07, 2013: Some HPV-Linked Cancers Rising in U.S.: Report
Changing sexual practices a likely reason; vaccination urged

January 07, 2013: U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall: Report
But, for some hard-to-treat cancers, deaths are increasing

December 13, 2012: 'Hidden' HPV May Reactivate in Older Women, Study Suggests
The cervical cancer-causing virus may not fully clear from the body as once thought, experts say

October 22, 2012: Less Frequent Pap Tests Safe for Most Women, Ob/Gyn Group Says
New guidelines recommend cervical cancer screening every 3 to 5 years

October 19, 2012: Many Lesbians Not Screened for Cervical Cancer, Study Finds
Improved doctor-patient communication is key to expanding Pap testing, researchers say

October 15, 2012: HPV Shot Doesn't Encourage Sexual Activity in Girls: Study
No increase seen in STDs, pregnancy or birth control counseling

October 10, 2012: Experimental Vaccine Might Help Women Already Infected With HPV
Small study found it spurred an immune response in women who had precancerous cervical lesions

October 05, 2012: One-Third of Men With Anal Cancer Have HIV, Study Finds
Gay males among those at higher risk of the rare cancer, U.S. government researchers say