ATLANTA -- America's children are getting their shots, but adolescents are lagging, according to the CDC.
HOUSTON -- Human papillomavirus (HPV) infections are likely buoying up oropharyngeal cancer rates while other head and neck cancers decline, researchers said.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Asking patients to collect their own vaginal specimens for HPV testing proved an effective initial screening method among high-risk women, researchers here found.
BRISTOL, England -- For universal vaccination of pre-adolescent girls against human papillomavirus, the development of the vaccine was only the first step to wide-scale cancer prevention.
ROCKVILLE, Md. -- The bivalent vaccine that protects against infection with human papillomavirus does not affect HPV clearance in women with pre-existing infections and should not be considered a treatment modality.
An 82-year-old man is seen for annual physical examination in the nursing home. He has resided there for 1 year because of the aggregate impact of multiple medical problems including, most prominently, laryngeal swallowing dysfunction associated with vocal cord paralysis.
SYDNEY, Australia -- A computerized system for reading liquid-based cytology slides outperformed conventional cytology for detecting cervical abnormalities, investigators here reported.
HELSINKI -- About 90% of early signs of cervical cancer in young women can be prevented by an investigational vaccine against human papillomavirus, according to interim data.
PHILADELPHIA -- The past 12 months have seen new drugs and vaccines for indications from quitting smoking to preventing HPV. Which ones should clinicians embrace and which should they be more cautious about?
HELSINKI, Finland -- The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil, developed to prevent cervical cancer, also appears to block pre-cancerous vulval and vaginal lesions, researchers said.