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Results from a population-based study suggest that it may be worthwhile for some people between ages 65 and 69 to get tested for HPV.
The state has the lowest proportion of teens who have received the cancer-preventing HPV vaccine.
Part 3 in a series from the University of Colorado that unpacks the goals of the National Cancer Institute’s National Cancer Plan.
Plus: Seven potential harms of cancer screening.
Certain types of human papillomavirus cause almost all cases of cervical cancer.
A pilot program is assessing whether self-testing for the cancer-causing virus can reach women who otherwise might not get screened.
Long-awaited results from the ANCHOR study suggest screening to detect precancerous lesions should be part of routine care.
In a new initiative, the Grammy-winning artist advises Black women to protect their cervical health with annual Pap and HPV tests.
The early cancer is detected, the easier it is to treat.
New guidelines assert that cervical cancer is best detected by a human papillomavirus test, but some groups disagree.
Today, women between ages 30 and 65 can be offered an HPV test along with the Pap test, or an HPV test alone.
A UCSF and CDC study finds millions of “outdated” tests being performed on healthy females 15 to 20 years old.
Studies show lesbians are less likely to get Pap smears than heterosexual women. But HPV can happen to anyone.
Artificial intelligence has the potential to revolutionize cervical cancer screening, particularly in low-resource settings.
We have heard again and again that women are eager for more information, not less. And they want to do everything they can to stay healthy.
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