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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

HPV Vaccine Might Shield Women Against Throat Cancer: Study July 19, 2013

Vaccination already recommended for boys and girls to guard against sexually transmitted infections

U.K. Experts Urge HPV Vaccine for Young Gay Men July 16, 2013

It might reduce their risk of anal cancer

Many Docs Don't Follow HPV/Pap Test Guidelines: Study July 09, 2013

Too few vaccines recommended, and too many cervical cancer tests done, survey finds

HPV Vaccine Lowering Infection Rates Among Girls: CDC June 19, 2013

Extent of protection from sexually transmitted virus higher than expected, suggesting 'herd immunity' is at work, experts say

Girls May Need Fewer Gardasil Shots, Study Suggests April 30, 2013

Preteens appear to get same protection with two doses of HPV vaccine as young women who get three

Kids More Likely to Pick Up Warts at Home, Not Public Spaces April 22, 2013

Study found close contact with relatives, friends who had warts was greatest risk factor

HPV Vaccination Sends Genital Wart Cases Plummeting: Study April 19, 2013

Australian effort saw nationwide rates drop up to 93 percent in girls, young women

Study May Explain How Circumcision Reduces HIV Risk April 16, 2013

The procedure reduces bacteria, affecting how body fights AIDS virus, researcher says

Strides Made in Preventing Cancer, But Challenges Remain: Report April 11, 2013

American Cancer Society looked at smoking, obesity, disease screening, tanning and more

Study Hints of Links Between HPV and Lung Cancer April 10, 2013

Certain strains of the cervical cancer virus found in tumors from nonsmokers

Doctors Too Pap-Happy, Survey Suggests April 08, 2013

Cervical cancer screenings recommended more often than needed, researchers find

Parents' Worries About HPV Vaccine on the Rise: Study March 18, 2013

Doctors puzzled by the growing safety concerns, because shot guards against virus that can cause cervical cancer

New Pap Guidelines May Miss Aggressive Cancer in Young Women: Study March 07, 2013

One cancer can cause problems in less than two years, but recommended screening is now every three years

Some HPV-Linked Cancers Rising in U.S.: Report January 07, 2013

Changing sexual practices a likely reason; vaccination urged

U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall: Report January 07, 2013

But, for some hard-to-treat cancers, deaths are increasing

'Hidden' HPV May Reactivate in Older Women, Study Suggests December 13, 2012

The cervical cancer-causing virus may not fully clear from the body as once thought, experts say

Less Frequent Pap Tests Safe for Most Women, Ob/Gyn Group Says October 22, 2012

New guidelines recommend cervical cancer screening every 3 to 5 years

Many Lesbians Not Screened for Cervical Cancer, Study Finds October 19, 2012

Improved doctor-patient communication is key to expanding Pap testing, researchers say

HPV Shot Doesn't Encourage Sexual Activity in Girls: Study October 15, 2012

No increase seen in STDs, pregnancy or birth control counseling

Experimental Vaccine Might Help Women Already Infected With HPV October 10, 2012

Small study found it spurred an immune response in women who had precancerous cervical lesions

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