Human Papillomavirus (HPV) News

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5/24/2017
2 Doses of HPV Shot Enough to Prevent Genital Warts: Study

Findings back up new CDC recommendations for kids

5/18/2017
HPV Vaccine May Also Prevent Cancers Affecting Men

Study finds the cervical cancer vaccine cuts infection for viruses tied to oral, head and neck cancers

4/17/2017
When Parents Get Vaccinated, Their Kids Do Too

Flu shot study showed that healthy vaccination practices may run in the family

4/6/2017
4 in 10 U.S. Adults Under 60 Carry HPV

But vaccine should turn the tide against virus that can cause cancer, sexual health expert says

3/29/2017
Got the HPV Vaccine Before You Knew You Were Pregnant? Don't Worry

Accidental exposure after conception isn't linked to risks for baby, researchers say

2/8/2017
Screening, HPV Vaccine Can Prevent Cervical Cancer: FDA

Agency recommends getting inoculated between 9 and 26 years old

2/7/2017
U.S. Vaccine Guidelines for Flu, HPV Updated

CDC panel revises immunization advisory for vaccines affecting adults

2/6/2017
U.S. Teens Lag on Recommended Vaccinations

HPV and flu immunization rates remain well below goals, pediatricians' group says

1/24/2017
HPV Vaccine Doesn't Eliminate Need for Pap Test

Women who've been immunized still need the screen every 3 to 5 years, cancer specialists say

1/19/2017
Nearly Half of U.S. Men Infected With HPV, Study Finds

Although a vaccine is available, too few are getting it when young

12/16/2016
How Is the HPV Vaccine Perceived on Twitter?

Researchers find that positive messages prevail

11/22/2016
2 Doses of HPV Vaccine Effective for Younger Teens

Global study supports revised regimen for those under 15

11/2/2016
Anal Cancer Rates Rising in Many Parts of the World

HPV vaccine, safe sex practices would help reverse trend, cancer specialists say

10/20/2016
Kids 14 and Younger Only Need 2 HPV Vaccine Shots: CDC

But agency's revised guidelines still recommend 3 shots for 15- to 26-year-olds

10/17/2016
Are Fewer Cervical Cancer Screenings Needed After HPV Vaccine?

Less testing could reduce risk of false positives and save money, researchers say

10/5/2016
How One Clinic Got a Big Boost in HPV Vaccination Rates

The cervical cancer vaccine was treated as just another scheduled shot

9/30/2016
A Doctor's Words Key to Whether Child Gets HPV Vaccine

Parents most receptive to messages about the shot's effectiveness, safety and the cancers it prevents, study finds

9/29/2016
HPV Vaccine More Effective Than Thought: Study

Prevents lesions that could cause cervical cancer by 50 percent, researchers say

7/19/2016
Cancer Experts Endorse CDC's HPV Vaccine Guidelines

Boys and girls should start the shots at age 11 or 12 to prevent cancer-related virus

7/7/2016
HPV-Linked Cancers Still Climbing in U.S.

Majority of 39,000 annual cases are preventable, CDC says

7/5/2016
Study Hints at HPV Vaccine's Cancer Prevention Promise

Fewer vaccinated young women had abnormalities tied to cervical cancer

2/22/2016
Vaccine Has Cut HPV Infection Rate in Teen Girls by Two-Thirds: Study

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

1/14/2016
HPV Vaccine Rates Highest in Poor and Hispanic Communities: Study

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

10/29/2015
Too Few Preteen Girls Get HPV Vaccine, CDC Says

Common sexually transmitted virus can cause multiple cancers

10/26/2015
Too Few Boys Get HPV Vaccine, CDC Study Finds

This leaves them vulnerable to sexually transmitted virus, cancer

10/22/2015
HPV-Linked Throat Cancer Responds to Reduced Chemo, Radiation: Study

Lower doses also lower unwanted side effects, doctors report

7/30/2015
Too Few U.S. Teens Getting HPV Vaccine: CDC

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

7/14/2015
Despite Benefits, Few U.S. States Mandate Cervical Cancer Vaccine

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

6/10/2015
1 Dose of HPV Vaccine May Offer Protection: Study

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

6/5/2015
College Kids Don't Understand the HPV Threat

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

5/19/2015
E-Reminders May Boost HPV Vaccination Rates

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

5/13/2015
HPV Vaccination for Girls May Help Prevent Cancers in Males

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

4/21/2015
Study Supports HPV Vaccination Guidelines

Protection may go beyond cervical infection

2/9/2015
HPV Vaccination Does Not Appear to Boost Risky Teen Sex, Study Shows

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

1/23/2015
Many U.S. Girls Aren't Getting HPV Vaccine, Study Finds

Researchers note that CDC recommends vaccination at age 11 or 12

1/6/2015
Study: HPV Vaccine Doesn't Increase Risk for Multiple Sclerosis

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

11/12/2014
Study Shows Men Can Get Oral HPV Infection From Women

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

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

Vaccination could prevent most cervical cancers, researcher notes

10/7/2014
Tobacco Tied to Higher Risk of Oral HPV Infection, Study Finds

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

10/3/2014
Bro Alert: Too Much Booze May Harm Your Sperm

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

10/1/2014
Experimental Cervical Cancer Vaccine Looks Promising in Trial

Research suggests the HPV shot could prevent 90 percent of malignancies

9/17/2014
Urine Test for HPV Works Well, Analysis Finds

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

9/8/2014
HPV Vaccine Program in Australia Linked to Lower Infection Rates

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

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

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

7/24/2014
Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says

Agency urges doctors to recommend it along with other routine immunizations

7/18/2014
HPV Test Beats Pap Smear in Gauging Cervical Cancer Risk, Study Finds

Study of over 1 million women suggests it could be stand-alone screening method

7/8/2014
Cervical Cancer Vaccine Doesn't Boost Clot Risk: Study

Analysis included more than 500,000 women from Denmark

6/2/2014
Immune-Based Treatment May Fight Advanced Cervical Cancer

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

5/20/2014
Two-Thirds of U.S. Adults May Carry HPV

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

4/29/2014
HPV-Linked Oral Cancers May Not Be 'Contagious'

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