Cancer

More women need to be screened for cervical cancer

Up to 30 per cent of Canadian women are not being regularly screened for cervical cancer, and the lapse is resulting in unnecessary cases of cervical cancer every year, say University of Alberta obstetrics and gynecology ...

Health

HPV vaccine approved for people through age 45

(HealthDay)—U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of the Gardasil 9 human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has been expanded to include people ages 27 through 45, the agency said in a news release.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fighting the vaccine wars on the side of science

More lives have been saved by vaccines than any public health initiative, save clean water – yet millions of people worry that vaccines are a threat to themselves and their children. Such fears result in vaccination rates ...

Cancer

In US, HPV-related cancers on rise

Despite rising vaccination rates, cancers related to human papillomavirus, a common sexually transmitted infection, are on the rise in the United States, particularly cancers of the head, neck and throat, officials said Thursday.

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