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In this state, Black women die of this preventable cancer at nearly double the rate of white women.
Human papillomavirus vaccine can prevent cervical, anal and oral cancers.
The dual-stain test addresses a critical question: How often should HPV-positive women undergo repeat screenings for cervical cancer?
In particular, women have a higher risk of cervical cancer and men have a higher risk of anal cancer.
Researchers looked both at the first and second time people with HIV have been diagnosed with cancer.
Vaccine has the potential to prevent 90 percent of HPV-related cancers.
Screening rates for breast, cervical, colorectal and prostate cancer are still below public health targets.
In a survey, parents ranked “It can prevent some types of cancer” as the best reason for their children to receive the vaccine.
This group is more likely to develop several cancers, especially breast cancer, melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers.
Advances in external and internal radiation therapies allow for better-targeted dosing of tumors while minimizing exposure of normal tissue.
Only 40 percent of girls and 21 percent of boys are receiving the recommended three doses of the human papillomavirus vaccine.
Immunotherapy receives accelerate approval for women whose cancer progresses or relapses after chemotherapy.
Gynecologic cancers among this population were diagnosed and treated sooner after the Affordable Care Act went into effect.
Declining rates are expected for Kaposi sarcoma, non–Hodgkin lymphoma, cervical and lung cancer and Hodgkin lymphoma, among others.
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