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Cervical Cancer

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HPV Test Could Replace Pap Smear

Recently, the FDA found the HPV test to be just as reliable as a Pap smear when screening for cervical cancer.

06/18/2014

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HPV Vaccine Effective In Some Ways After Only 2 Doses

It is too early to change recommendations but a Swedish study has found that it might take only 2 doses of the HPV vaccine – not 3 – to offer protection against genital warts.

02/21/2014

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Researchers Discover A New Tool For Spotting Cervical Cancer

Now, there is a report from a cancer conference in Chicago that there is a test to detect cervical cancer that’s inexpensive.

06/03/2013

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Local Research Finds Link Between Epilepsy, HPV

A professor at Temple University’s medical school suspects the virus is transmitted from mother to baby during development, and if a medical treatment is found for cervical cancer, that treatment could be used to treat this type of epilepsy.

02/04/2013

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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Pelvic inflammatory disease, or infections in the vagina and cervix that spread to the ovaries and uterus, need rapid attention and embarrassment in front of your doctor cannot be a barrier to getting treated.

05/30/2012

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The HPV Vaccine

The American Academy of Pediatrics and many other organizations are recommending that both girls and boys get the human papillomavirus vaccine.

03/21/2012

Cervical Cancer

Health: New Federal Guidelines For Cervical Cancer Screenings Released

The Government Task Force says yearly pap tests are not necessary for most women. The new recommendation says a screening every three years could be extended to five years by adding an HPV screening, but this isn’t a one size fits all recommendation.

03/14/2012

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HPV Vaccine Recommended For Boys

The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that all boys between the ages of 11 and 12 receive the three-dose vaccine for the human papillomavirus or hpv.

02/09/2012

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Doctors Seeing Rise In Rates Of Throat Cancer Caused By HPV

Doctors are seeing an alarming trend: an increase in throat cancer in patients normally not at risk.

08/08/2011

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