Human Papillomavirus (HPV) News

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HPV Vaccine Reducing Infections, Even Among Unvaccinated: Study

Findings suggest 'herd immunity' taking hold against leading cause of cervical cancer

HIV Raises Anal Cancer Risk in Women, Study Says

Findings indicate gay men aren't only ones who need screening

HPV-Related Head, Neck Cancers on the Rise

However, incidence decreased for younger blacks, analysis finds

Preteens More Likely to Report HPV Vaccine Side Effects

But symptoms were not serious, survey found

HPV Infection Lasts Longer in Young Black Women: Study

This persistence could explain higher rates of cervical cancer, researchers say

HPV Vaccine May Help Women With Cervical Conditions

Study suggests immunization can reduce their risk for cervical disease later on

Most Anal Lesions Don't Cause Cancer in Men, Research Shows

But the HPV infection that precedes anal cancer is common in gay, bisexual men, analysis indicates

Most Women Need Pap Test Only Every 3 Years: U.S. Panel

Decreased frequency saves as many lives as annual screenings with half the number of biopsies

Regular Pap Smear Boosts Cervical Cancer Survival: Study

Screening is important even after HPV vaccine, experts say

Pediatricians' Group Recommends HPV Vaccine for Boys

Immunization schedules for meningitis, flu also updated

Study Finds No Link Between HPV Vaccine and Autoimmune Disorders

No risk seen among nearly 190,000 Gardasil recipients in company-funded review

Oral HPV Infection Strikes Men More Than Women: Study

Sex, smoking associated with raised risk of transmission, researchers report

Women Can Take Steps to Prevent Cervical Cancer

Regular Pap tests, HPV vaccine go a long way in warding off the disease, experts say

HPV Test Spots Cervical Cancer Earlier Than Pap Smear: Study

Viral screen better at catching precancerous lesions in women over 30, Dutch researchers found

More Evidence That HPV Vaccine Shields Against Cervical Cancer

Coverage against precancerous lesion called 'excellent' in large, multinational study

Home-Based Test Can Detect Cervical Cancer Virus: Study

The HPV self-test is good alternative to Pap smears for women in poor regions of the world, expert says

U.S. Health Officials Back HPV Vaccine for Boys

The sexually transmitted virus causes a range of cancers, including cervical, penile and oral malignancies

U.S. Cancer Groups Release Their Own Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines

They say HPV blood test should supplant Pap smear in some cases, while task force says merits of newer test still unclear

HPV-Linked Oral Cancers on the Rise, Study Finds

Oral sex may be means of tumor-causing virus transmission in many cases, experts say

CDC Considers Vaccinating Boys, Not Just Girls, for HPV

Immunizing half the population isn't forceful enough against widespread virus, expert says

Stress the 'Human' in HPV, One Man Suggests

Health advocate offers reminder that virus affects men and women equally

Two Doses of HPV Vaccine May Work as Well as Three

U.S. government researchers find fewer shots offer just as much protection against cervical cancer.

More U.S. 'Tweens' Getting Recommended Vaccines

But health experts say there's still room for improvement among 11- and 12-year-olds

HPV Vaccination Rates Low Among Teen Girls, CDC Reports

Without 3-shot series, women remain at risk for infection linked to cervical cancer, experts warn

HPV Test Might Be Better Predictor of Cervical Cancer Than Pap Smear

Study found it more effective, particularly among women who were HPV-positive

Annual Pap Tests Often Ordered But Unneeded: Study

Guidelines say some women can wait three years, but doctors may think otherwise

HPV Vaccine May Cut Rate of Cervical Cancer 'Precursors'

Australian study found fewer high-grade cervical abnormalities in teens, but more research needed

Many Women Can Have Cervical Cancer Test Every 3 Years: Study

Can forgo yearly Pap smear if they also test negative on HPV test, research suggests

Foreskin May Be Reservoir for HPV

Study authors say this supports vaccinating boys against the virus, but experts disagree