News tagged with human papillomavirus

Three questions about HPV vaccination

In 2009, more than 30,000 people in the U.S. learned they had cancer linked to the human papillomavirus, or HPV. This virus is best known for causing cervical cancer, but it's also the culprit behind many ...

Jan 21, 2013
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Pap smears a must to protect against cervical cancer

(Medical Xpress)—An alarming number of women don't understand that the common sexually transmitted infection human papillomavirus (HPV) causes cervical cancer, a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) ...

Oct 19, 2012
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Cervical cancer vaccine shows promise

A vaccine against cervical cancer, being developed by Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. of Blue Bell, Pa., produced positive results in a small sample of 18 women.

Oct 12, 2012
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