The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 13,000 cervical cancers will be diagnosed in 2018. Of those, more than 3,000 women will die. Cervical cancers stem from the Human papillomavirus, a sexually transmitted infection. And it can be prevented with a cancer vaccine already in place. Yet, the rates of immunization among young adults are low.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is on a recent publishing push. It involves cancer prevention efforts, promotion of current statistics and encouragement of comprehensive plan implementations -- on all governmental, personal and public fronts.
A new study in JAMA Oncology proves that a type of the human papillomavirus, known to cause cervical and anal cancer, also causes cancers of the throat and head and neck. The proof of this revelation came via a simple, yet elegant method.
Vaccines that protect adolescent girls and women from the human papillomavirus (HPV) and from developing cervical cancer may also help prevent oropharyngeal cancers. Worldwide the incidence of oropharyngeal cancer
Sometimes everyone else is wrong: we are deeply saddened by the death of Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Mr. Padre, Tony Gwynn. But to those of the media, and even of the science community, who are sure his snuff habit did him in, ACSH says No, it didn t.
A new report about a big jump in the incidence of HPV-related oral cancers over the past few decades is both sobering and unexpected. Farzan Siddiqui, M.D., Ph.D., who is the director of the Head & Neck Radiation Therapy Program at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, presented some eye-opening data at the 55th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology in Atlanta.
The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, which protects women against cervical cancer, also appears to likely to protect them against