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Doctors Are Working On A Urine Test For HPV

By | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 18:30

A urine HPV test could soon replace the uncomfortable, unpopular Pap smear — and potentially save thousands of lives around the world.

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HPV Home Tests May Reduce Cervical Cancer Cases In Women

By | Thu, 12/19/2013 - 17:00

Simple HPV home tests may detect infection in women and reduce the incidence of cervical cancer.


One Dose Of HPV Vaccine Could Provide Long-Lasting Protection

By | Mon, 11/04/2013 - 19:07

Although it's recommended that women receive three doses of the HPV vaccine, a new study finds that one dose may be just as effective, giving hope to the many in developing countries who can't afford the series.

HPV Rises Among Americans, Whites In Particular

Rise In HPV Cancers Blamed On American Cultural Evolution

By | Sun, 09/29/2013 - 12:14

The sexual liberalization of the last century could explain the increase in head and neck cancers over the past generations, but a divergence between Blacks and whites remains unexplained.

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Vinegar Cancer Test Spots Cervical Lesions, Reduces Death Rates By 31 Percent

By | Sun, 06/02/2013 - 11:48

A study of women in India, who lack access to usual cervical cancer testing, has found that a simple vinegar-based test cuts death rates by 31 percent.

Cancers Caused By HPV Were On The Rise Before The Vaccine Came To Market

By | Fri, 05/10/2013 - 10:13

Data analyzing 30 years of cancers in the US indicates that preceding the HPV vaccine introduction, virus-related cancers were on the rise.

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Cervical Cancer Vaccine Price Slashed For Developing Countries, Is It Enough?

By | Thu, 05/09/2013 - 11:45

A public-private partnership alliance has brokered a historic price reduction for HPV vaccines in poor countries.

Longer Gaps Between Pap Tests for Cervical Cancer Okay, New Guidelines

By | Wed, 10/24/2012 - 10:43

It is okay for women to get Pap test done once every three to five years, say new guidelines issued by The American Congress for Obstetricians and Gynecologists.


HPV Vaccine Does Not Lead to Increased Sexual Activity

By | Mon, 10/15/2012 - 10:28

The fear that the Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination would lead to more promiscuous behavior in girls has been debunked in a new study.


Experimental Cervical Cancer Vaccine Kills Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

By | Thu, 10/11/2012 - 10:18

A new vaccine has been shown to be effective in treating women who are already infected with the human papillomavirus (HPV).

Five Symptoms That May Indicate Gynecological Cancers

By | Tue, 09/25/2012 - 16:59

In 2008 more than 80,000 women were diagnosed with a type of gynecologic cancer and nearly 30,000 women died as a result. A new study suggests by raising awareness of symptoms, it can lead to early detection and improve survival rates.

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Pregnancy-Associated Cancer on the Rise

By | Wed, 09/05/2012 - 09:48

A study involving more than 1 million deliveries has shown that cancer associated with pregnancy is on the rise and this trend is mostly due to late motherhood and a higher rate of cancer detection.

EU Advises All Girls Need Cervical Cancer Vaccines

By | Wed, 09/05/2012 - 09:29

All girls in Europe should be immunized against HPV that causes cervical cancer and current vaccine coverage rates are far too low, European Union health officials said.