HPV Information Center
High-certainty evidence for protection in adolescent girls and young women aged 15 to 26 years
Clinicians using communication training and fact sheets to inform adolescents about HPV, significantly increased vaccination initiation and completion rates among their patients.
The importance of male vaccination cannot be overemphasized, because the risk of male-to-female HPV transmission is significant.
The researchers found that 2 doses of the HPV vaccine were just as protective as 3 doses.
Nitrate inhalants (poppers) associated with increased virus-associated cancer risk in HIV-uninfected MSM
Among HIV-uninfected men aged 50 to 70, heavy popper use was associated with an increased risk of virus-associated cancer with causes linked to HPV, HHV-8, and Epstein-Barr virus.
The data suggest that the vaccine may be reducing the prevalence of those infections by as high as 100%.
However, the HPV vaccine has the potential to reverse the epidemic and prevent thousands of cancers in the United States each year.
The students improved their basic knowledge of HPV and understood the benefits of the HPV vaccine.
Children younger than 15 may be given 2 HPV vaccine doses instead of 3, and the shots should be spaced at least 6 months apart.
A new HPV screening test that uses cervical cells collected for a Pap test has been approved by the FDA.