Oncology & Cancer

Let's talk about HPV: 6 common questions answered

Talking about a virus is all a lot of us seem to be doing at the moment. We're happy enough chatting away about COVID-19 and other common viruses like the cold or flu, so why is there so little conversation about HPV?

Vaccination

HPV vaccine has a significant impact even if not universal

Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines applied in national vaccination programs protect against most cancers associated with oncogenic, high-risk (hr) HPV types. Two recent studies demonstrate the impact of gender-neutral HPV ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccine protects against more HPV variants than previously known

The human papillomavirus (HPV) can cause cancer and many countries run national vaccination programs to minimize the risk. Studies involving researchers at German Cancer Research Center, Karolinska Institutet and Tampere ...

Pediatrics

HPV infections are plummeting due to widespread vaccination

(HealthDay)—Fifteen years of widespread vaccination of U.S. children with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is reaping big rewards: A more than 80% drop in new infections has been seen in women and girls under the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Oral HPV infection detected in infants, young children

(HealthDay)—Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in the oral cavity has been detected in infants and young children, according to a study published in the March issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases, a publication of the ...

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