Concerns over an immunization aimed at a sexually transmitted virus may be unfounded
In a small clinical trial, a therapeutic vaccine from Pennsylvania company Inovio Pharmaceuticals showed promise for treating precancerous cervical lesions in women with HPV.
Merck’s HPV vaccine, Gardasil, was found to be safe in a large safety study required by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
A new study finds that 2 million new cancers in 2008 were caused by preventabe or treatable infections like HPV and hepatits B.
A government task force recommends less frequent screening for cervical cancer and reverses its initial advice on HPV testing, allowing it for some women.
Don’t blame adults too much: adult vaccine schedules are much tricker to manage than the standard immunization requirements for children.
A rise in oral sex may be pushing up HPV infection rates in men, along with head and neck cancers caused by the virus.
Confused about when or what cervical cancer screen you should get? A new study finds that HPV testing may benefit women over 30.
An intriguing new study finds a link between human papillomavirus, or HPV, the common sexually transmitted infection that is the cause of most cervical cancer, and an increased risk of heart attack and stroke in women.
A federal advisory committee voted on Tuesday to recommend that boys aged 11 and 12 be vaccinated against human papillomavirus, or HPV, to protect against anal cancer and cancers of the mouth and neck. The new guidance mirrors …
In 2009, a government advisory group sent women and their doctors into a frenzy when it rolled back recommendations for annual breast cancer screening for most women. Saying that routine mammograms could potentially do more harm …
Could bacteria be responsible for colon cancer? In papers published in the journal Genome Research, two research teams, working independently, describe a group of bacteria that are linked to higher rates of the disease.
The number of head and neck cancers linked to the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV) has increased sharply over the past two decades, and the virus now accounts for more cancers than tobacco or alcohol, a new study finds.