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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.

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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.

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Vaccine Risks Overstated Due To Poor, Politically Charged ‘Science Communication Environment’

By | Thu, 10/03/2013 - 14:03

The widespread belief that vaccines are somehow harmful stems from a poor "science communication environment," one researcher argues.

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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Does Brushing Your Teeth Fight Cancer?

By | Fri, 09/06/2013 - 20:20

A study finds that people in good oral health are less likely to develop HPV, which can be linked to cancer.

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Does Brushing Your Teeth Fight Cancer?

By | Thu, 09/05/2013 - 23:08

A study finds that people in good oral health are less likely to develop HPV, which can be linked to cancer.

Poor Oral Hygiene Can Lead To HPV

HPV-Related Infections And Cancers Linked To Poor Oral Health

By | Wed, 08/21/2013 - 13:00

A new study finds a link between certain mouth cancers and poor oral health.

UDoTest, HPV Virus Home Screening Kit, Launches In South Africa; Doctor Says It's 'More Effective Than A Pap Smear'

UDoTest, HPV Virus Home Screening Kit, Launches In South Africa; Doctor Says It's 'More Effective Than A Pap Smear'

By | Tue, 08/06/2013 - 11:45

UDoTest, a home-based HPV virus test, aims to provide a solution to the alarming cervical cancer rates in South Africa.

HPV Link to Throat Cancer is Real, But Vaccines May Help

HPV Implicated In One Third Of Throat Cancer Cases, But Vaccines May Help

By | Sun, 07/21/2013 - 15:06

The human papillomavirus, which was known to cause many cases of cervical cancer, is now strongly associated with throat cancers. Luckily, evidence shows that vaccines could prevent the cancers from developing.

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HPV Vaccine Is Effective: Prevalence Of Virus Decreased 56% Among Teens

By | Thu, 06/20/2013 - 10:16

A new study found that the HPV vaccine works better than expected, prompting those in support of vaccination to reiterate its benefits.

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HPV Blood Test May Be Able To Predict Risk For Throat And Oral Cancers 10 Years Before Normal Detection

By | Tue, 06/18/2013 - 10:10

By examining the blood of people with and without throat and oral cancer, scientists at the NIH have found that a simple blood test can quickly detect these illnesses.

Michael Douglas Says Throat Cancer From Cunnilingus

Michael Douglas Claims Oral Sex Caused His Throat Cancer; Study Suggests Catherine Zeta-Jones Is Safe

By | Sun, 06/02/2013 - 16:10

The Hollywood film actor blamed throat cancer on cunnilingus, a day after Johns Hopkins released a study showing no increased risk of infection for long-term sex partners of people with HPV-related oral cancers.

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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.

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