By Lizette Borreli | Thu, 12/19/2013 - 17:00
Simple HPV home tests may detect infection in women and reduce the incidence of cervical cancer.
By Anthony Rivas | 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.
By Chris Weller | Thu, 10/03/2013 - 14:03
The widespread belief that vaccines are somehow harmful stems from a poor "science communication environment," one researcher argues.
By Matthew Mientka | 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.
By Sabrina Bachai | Wed, 08/21/2013 - 13:00
A new study finds a link between certain mouth cancers and poor oral health.
By Lizette Borreli | 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.
By Anthony Rivas | 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.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | 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.
By Jonathan Weiss | 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.
By Matthew Mientka | 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.
By Anthony Rivas | 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.
By Jonathan Weiss | 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.