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The United States Congress designated January as Cervical Health Awareness Month.
Early vaccination reduces the risk of cervical cancer by nearly 90%, but many young people remain unprotected.
A law says any biological materials remaining after diagnostic procedures may be used for research—usually without an individual’s consent.
A majority people with oral and throat cancer tested positive for DNA from high-risk HPV types in their saliva.
The antibody-drug conjugate Tivdak led to remission in 24% of cervical cancer patients.
Teens can receive the cancer-preventing HPV vaccine at the same time as their COVID-19 vaccine.
But results from the Mass General Brigham system also found that racial and economic disparities remain for some tests.
Prolonged delays in cancer screening for low-income women during the pandemic threaten to increase existing health disparities.
The early cancer is detected, the easier it is to treat.
The COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted key health services for children and adolescents, including HPV vaccination for cancer prevention.
However, other malignancies caused by human papillomavirus, including anal and oral cancers, are on the rise.
Studies have shown an alarming drop in screenings—and more advanced cancer—during the COVID-19 pandemic.
New study reveals that more work is needed to enhance adherence to recommended cancer screening in Canada.
The decrease is largely due to improved lung cancer treatment, but the impact of COVID-19 is not yet known.
Compared with unvaccinated women, the risk among women vaccinated before age 17 dropped by almost 90%.
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