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Can photodynamic therapy eliminate the virus that causes cervical, anal and oral cancer?
“The HPV vaccine may be...100% effective in preventing those oral infections” that cause head and neck cancer, says Maura Gillison, MD, Ph...
The United States Congress designated January as Cervical Health Awareness Month.
In the United States, HPV still causes nearly 34,000 cases of cancer each year.
In this state, Black women die of this preventable cancer at nearly double the rate of white women.
Cancer world is full of ups and downs.
Roger Pebody is a medical journalist and the managing editor of aidsmap.com. He lives in London with his husband, Jean-Michel.
Human papillomavirus vaccine can prevent cervical, anal and oral cancers.
In particular, women have a higher risk of cervical cancer and men have a higher risk of anal cancer.
Many parents of adolescent girls have resisted the human papillomavirus vaccine for fear it will have negative behavioral consequences.
Vaccine has the potential to prevent 90 percent of HPV-related cancers.
FDA approved 22 new cancer therapies or indications between August 2017 and July 2018.
Only 40 percent of girls and 21 percent of boys are receiving the recommended three doses of the human papillomavirus vaccine.
Help spread the word during January for National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and throughout the year.
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