| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:40 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new review of previous research links infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) to a three-fold greater chance of esophageal cancer.
"This doesn't mean it is present in all (esophageal cancers), but it may be a factor in a...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 11:47 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Only slightly more than half of U.S. girls aged 13 to 17 had been vaccinated against a virus that can cause cervical and other cancers last year, and a top U.S. health official said on Thursday that more must be done to bring the...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 4:32 PM
...but good news for the rest of us: CDC: HPV vaccine reduced disease rates in teen girls by 56 percent...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:53 AM
With its annual health fair, Orland Township wants to be sure kids get all the shots they need before school starts in the fall, and have a little fun while they're at it.
The free fair, which also will offer vaccines for adults, will be Saturday from 9...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:07 AM
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. introduction of a vaccine to prevent cervical cancer in 2006 has reduced infections with the human papillomavirus or HPV - the sexually transmitted virus that causes the disease - by more than half among girls and young women,...
| Jul 2, 2013
Dear Amy: I am in a serious relationship with a divorced man, and we are moving into a new home together soon.
He has two children with his ex. Both kids are wonderful and respond very well to me. Their mother is currently with a man and is building a...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 1:39 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - Antibodies to a high-risk type of a virus that causes mouth and throat cancers when transmitted via oral sex can be detected in blood tests many years before onset of the disease, according to a World Health Organisation-led team of...
| Jun 14, 2013
Dear Amy: I am an 18-year-old senior in high school. I am about to graduate and go to college. Each time I go for a yearly checkup, my doctor suggests that I get the HPV vaccine. My mother, who is a little skittish, hems and haws and ultimately decides...
| Feb 13, 2013
And now, she is the patient. For decades, as a surgeon, researcher, professor and medical celebrity of sorts, Susan Love has led the charge against breast cancer and for women's health. She served on President Clinton's cancer advisory board. She set up a...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 4:37 PM
January is cervical cancer awareness month, and at Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando, we are ringing in the new year by talking prevention all month long. Cervical cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer in women. It’s also the most...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 11:19 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - Fighting the tobacco industry's tactics in the world's poorest countries and ensuring the best vaccines get to those most in need are key to cutting the number of cancer deaths worldwide, according to a report by specialists in the...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 4:33 PM
I'm writing in resonse to Kenneth VanAntwerp M.D. commentary on Oct. 31 about Gardasil.
The Gardasil supposedly protects you from only four different strains of HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) when there are more than 100 different strains of HPV. Fifty-...