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Published on: December 9, 2020
A study using data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides evidence that the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is effectively reducing the numbers of cervical precancer – lesions that can become cervical cancer.
Published on: July 30, 2020
The American Cancer Society (ACS) has updated its screening guidelines for cervical cancer. The new guidelines are for people with a cervix with an average risk of cervical cancer.
Published on: July 8, 2020
The American Cancer Society (ACS) has updated its guideline for human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination. New recommendations are for healthcare providers to routinely offer the HPV vaccine series to boys and girls between ages 9 and 12.
Published on: April 28, 2020
When Coral Conway was diagnosed with stage IIIB cervical cancer, she felt overwhelmed. She was getting advice and information from many different sources. She had visited local doctors and hospitals in Florida and talked with professionals in her home country of Argentina.
Published on: November 6, 2018
Researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and colleagues find that women who undergo minimally invasive radical hysterectomy to treat early-stage cervical cancer have worse outcomes than women who undergo abdominal “open” radical hysterectomy.
Published on: August 27, 2018
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that almost half (49%) of teenagers have been fully vaccinated for human papillomavirus (HPV), an increase of 5 percentage points from 2016.
Published on: July 24, 2013
Researchers from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and colleagues have found that the HPV vaccine protects women from a form of the virus that causes oral infection as well as cervical infection.