Stories tagged: HPV
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 11:51 a.m.
Lasker Awards honor Planned Parenthood and research on preventing and fighting cancer
Planned Parenthood, the embattled nonprofit health provider that specializes in reproductive health, has won the 2017 Lasker Award for public service.
Wed., May 17, 2017, 2 p.m.
Vaccine may cut HPV infections, an oral cancer risk, in men
The HPV vaccine that helps prevent cervical cancer in women also might lower the risk in young men of oral infections that can cause mouth and throat cancers, a new …
Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
1 in 4 US men have cancer-linked HPV genital infections
The first national estimate suggests that nearly half of U.S. men have genital infections caused by a sexually transmitted virus and that 1 in 4 has strains linked with several …
Mon., March 7, 2016
HPV rates drop among young women
A study released in Pediatrics shows a sharp decrease in the number of HPV cases within the six years since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention introduced the HPV …
Thu., June 20, 2013
HPV infections among girls drop 56% since vaccine released
ATLANTA – A vaccine against a cervical cancer virus cut infections in teen girls by half in the first study to measure the shot’s impact since it came on the …