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Vaccine Has Cut HPV Infection Rate in Teen Girls by Two-Thirds: Study February 22, 2016

Still, too few girls and boys getting vaccinated against the virus that causes cervical cancer, other malignancies, researchers say

HPV Vaccine Rates Highest in Poor and Hispanic Communities: Study January 14, 2016

Researchers say teen girls in mostly black and mostly white neighborhoods have lowest rates

Too Few Preteen Girls Get HPV Vaccine, CDC Says October 29, 2015

Common sexually transmitted virus can cause multiple cancers

Too Few Boys Get HPV Vaccine, CDC Study Finds October 26, 2015

This leaves them vulnerable to sexually transmitted virus, cancer

HPV-Linked Throat Cancer Responds to Reduced Chemo, Radiation: Study October 22, 2015

Lower doses also lower unwanted side effects, doctors report

Too Few U.S. Teens Getting HPV Vaccine: CDC July 30, 2015

4 out of 10 girls, 6 out of 10 boys haven't started series that helps prevent some cancers, survey finds

Despite Benefits, Few U.S. States Mandate Cervical Cancer Vaccine July 14, 2015

Immunization protects against sexually transmitted disease, certain cancers, health experts say

1 Dose of HPV Vaccine May Offer Protection: Study June 10, 2015

Two large international trials suggest single immunization may be as good as two or three

College Kids Don't Understand the HPV Threat June 05, 2015

Survey found more than half didn't get vaccinated, and many were unaware of their risk for infection

E-Reminders May Boost HPV Vaccination Rates May 19, 2015

Study found young female patients were more likely to get all three shots of cervical cancer vaccine

HPV Vaccination for Girls May Help Prevent Cancers in Males May 13, 2015

But, while they remain at risk of infection, immunizing boys may not be cost-effective, study says

Study Supports HPV Vaccination Guidelines April 21, 2015

Protection may go beyond cervical infection

HPV Vaccination Does Not Appear to Boost Risky Teen Sex, Study Shows February 09, 2015

After its introduction, increase in STD rates was same in vaccinated, unvaccinated girls

Many U.S. Girls Aren't Getting HPV Vaccine, Study Finds January 23, 2015

Researchers note that CDC recommends vaccination at age 11 or 12

Study: HPV Vaccine Doesn't Increase Risk for Multiple Sclerosis January 06, 2015

Researchers say findings provide more evidence supporting safety of the cervical cancer inoculation

Study Shows Men Can Get Oral HPV Infection From Women November 12, 2014

Virus could put them at raised risk for throat cancers, researchers say

HPV Vaccination Rates Lowest in States With Highest Cervical Cancer Rates: Study November 11, 2014

Vaccination could prevent most cervical cancers, researcher notes

Tobacco Tied to Higher Risk of Oral HPV Infection, Study Finds October 07, 2014

Researchers say smoking and 'chew' raised odds for the virus, which is linked to mouth, throat cancer

Bro Alert: Too Much Booze May Harm Your Sperm October 03, 2014

And the risk of sexually transmitted infection climbs with more drinking, research suggests

Experimental Cervical Cancer Vaccine Looks Promising in Trial October 01, 2014

Research suggests the HPV shot could prevent 90 percent of malignancies

Urine Test for HPV Works Well, Analysis Finds September 17, 2014

It's a less invasive way to spot virus linked to cervical cancer; may increase screening rates, researchers say

HPV Vaccine Program in Australia Linked to Lower Infection Rates September 08, 2014

Genital warts cases fell by 61 percent after schools started providing free shots, researchers say

HPV Vaccine Protects Against Infection 8 Years Out: Study August 18, 2014

Doctors continue to urge parents to get the recommended three doses for their preteens

Cervical Cancer Vaccine Doesn't Boost Clot Risk: Study July 08, 2014

Analysis included more than 500,000 women from Denmark

Immune-Based Treatment May Fight Advanced Cervical Cancer June 02, 2014

Therapy shows promise in small trial, but side effects were often severe

Two-Thirds of U.S. Adults May Carry HPV May 20, 2014

But study finds only 4 of 103 people whose DNA was tested had the cancer-causing strain of the virus

HPV-Linked Oral Cancers May Not Be 'Contagious' April 29, 2014

Kissing doesn't seem to raise rate of viral infection between committed partners, study finds

Cervical Cancer Vaccine Program in England a Success, Researchers Report April 14, 2014

Infections with strains of HPV believed to cause disease dropped after immunization effort

HPV-Linked Throat Cancer May Have Telltale First Symptoms March 20, 2014

Signs of potential trouble could be different in people without the virus, study suggests

Study Adds to Evidence That HPV Vaccine Helps Guard Against Cervical Cancer March 06, 2014

Large population of Australian women were protected to some degree after vaccination, researchers report

Head, Throat Cancer Survival May Be Longer if Tumor Caused by HPV: Study February 20, 2014

Patients with recurrent disease seem to 'do better' if cancer is tied to the virus, researcher says

More Evidence That HPV Vaccine Might Lower Cervical Cancer Risk February 20, 2014

Danish study finds reduction in precancerous lesions for women who got vaccinated in girlhood

Partial HPV Vaccine Series May Help Prevent Genital Warts in Girls February 11, 2014

But Swedish study didn't address more critical issue of cervical cancer prevention

President's Panel Calls for More Girls, Boys to Get HPV Vaccine February 10, 2014

It protects against cancers of the cervix, throat, rectum and penis, but too few getting the shots

HPV Shot Doesn't Encourage Sexual Activity in Young Girls: Study February 03, 2014

Finding should reassure parents about the cervical cancer vaccine, doctors say

HPV Vaccination Rates Might Rise If More Docs Recommended It January 27, 2014

Family physicians in particular could play larger role in recommending vaccine to prevent cervical cancer, study suggests

Cervical Cancer Screening Found to Benefit Older Women in New Study January 14, 2014

Researchers say their results support screening women up to age 65 and beyond

Many Young Americans Know Little About Cervical Cancer Vaccine December 09, 2013

And only 1 in 4 talks with a health-care provider about the HPV shot, cancer society survey finds

Why Many U.S. Preteens Aren't Getting the HPV Shot November 25, 2013

Review found cost, fear of kids becoming sexually active deters some parents

HPV Vaccine Rates Lagging in Southern U.S., Study Finds November 05, 2013

Results concern researchers who say cervical cancer cases due to the virus are high in the South

Single Dose of HPV Vaccine May Be Enough to Guard Against Cervical Cancer November 04, 2013

Researchers found women who only got 1 of 3 recommended Cervarix doses still showed immune response 4 years later

Screening for HPV May Be Better Than Pap Test, Study Suggests November 04, 2013

Screening offered greater protection against cervical cancer three years after either test was given

HPV Vaccines May Be Less Effective for Black Women: Study October 28, 2013

Gardasil, Cervarix target strains more commonly found among whites

Researchers Tie Increased Throat Cancer Cases to HPV Infection September 26, 2013

More whites develop cancers linked to oral sex, but blacks have worse survival rates, study finds

Black Women Less Likely to Get HPV Vaccine: Study August 30, 2013

But they're more likely to get cervical cancers caused by the virus, researcher said

HPV Vaccination Rates Among Teens Still Lagging: CDC August 29, 2013

Doctors need to suggest it when recommending other vaccines for teens, researchers say

Poor Oral Hygiene Tied to Cancer-Linked Virus, Study Finds August 21, 2013

Avoiding HPV is yet another reason to take care of your teeth, gums, experts say

Too Few Girls Getting HPV Vaccine: CDC July 25, 2013

Lagging rates will lead to more cervical cancer cases, health officials contend

HPV May Also Raise Risk of Throat Cancer July 24, 2013

Review found higher rates of esophageal cancer in people infected with virus

Single Men Show Higher Risk of Cancer-Linked Oral HPV July 23, 2013

But overall risk is low, and virus usually clears within a year, study found