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Older Adults Increasingly Have HPV+ Oropharyngeal Cancers

Older Adults Increasingly Have HPV Oropharyngeal Cancers

Regardless of age, favorable survival conferred by an HPV-positive tumor status

News Provider Engagement With Hesitant Parents May Increase HPV Vaccination Rates

Provider Engagement With Hesitant Parents May Increase HPV Vaccination Rates

Investigators examined parental hesitancy when discussing human papillomavirus vaccination with providers.

Healthday Good Evidence That HPV Vaccines Protect Against Cervical Precancer

Good Evidence That HPV Vaccines Protect Against Cervical Precancer

High-certainty evidence for protection in adolescent girls and young women aged 15 to 26 years

Healthday Clinician HPV interventions facilitate adolescent HPV vaccination

Clinician HPV interventions facilitate adolescent HPV vaccination

Clinicians using communication training and fact sheets to inform adolescents about HPV, significantly increased vaccination initiation and completion rates among their patients.

Feature Human papillomavirus in males

Human papillomavirus in males

The importance of male vaccination cannot be overemphasized, because the risk of male-to-female HPV transmission is significant.

Healthday HPV vaccine effective against genital warts in 2 doses

HPV vaccine effective against genital warts in 2 doses

The researchers found that 2 doses of the HPV vaccine were just as protective as 3 doses.

News Nitrate inhalants (poppers) associated with increased virus-associated cancer risk in HIV-uninfected MSM

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.

Healthday HPV vaccine substantially reduces oral HPV risk

HPV vaccine substantially reduces oral HPV risk

The data suggest that the vaccine may be reducing the prevalence of those infections by as high as 100%.

Healthday Almost half of men and women under 60 in the US infected with HPV

Almost half of men and women under 60 in the US infected with HPV

However, the HPV vaccine has the potential to reverse the epidemic and prevent thousands of cancers in the United States each year.

News HPV educational session may boost vaccination rates in high school students

HPV educational session may boost vaccination rates in high school students

The students improved their basic knowledge of HPV and understood the benefits of the HPV vaccine.

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