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Study Adds to Evidence That HPV Vaccine Helps Guard Against Cervical Cancer


By Mary Brophy MarcusHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A new study offers more evidence that the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is a powerful weapon in the fight against cervical cancer. In a study that examined the vaccine’s effectiveness in a large population of Australian women, the …

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‘Moderate’ Precancerous Cervical Lesions May Not Need Treatment: Study

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Latest Women’s Health News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A new study calls for regular monitoring of “moderate” cervical lesions that might point to the potential for cancer later on, rather than immediate treatment. Moderate cervical lesions — formally known as cervical intra-epithelial neoplasia grade 2 …

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Cervical Cancer Can Be Prevented: FDA

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FRIDAY, Feb. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Although cervical cancer claims the lives of an estimated 4,000 American women every year, the disease is largely preventable, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. What’s more, if the disease is diagnosed early, cervical cancer is often curable, the agency said. …

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More Evidence That HPV Vaccine Might Lower Cervical Cancer Risk


Latest Women’s Health News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Just a few years after its introduction, a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has reduced the risk of precancerous cervical lesions among young women in Denmark, a new study finds. According to the U.S. National Cancer Institute, infections …

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Most Nations May Be Rid of Cervical Cancer By 2100

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THURSDAY, Feb. 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Rapid expansion of HPV vaccination and cervical cancer screening could eliminate the cancer as a major health problem in many countries by the end of the century, a new study claims. HPV (human papillomavirus) causes most cases of cervical cancer, and the researchers …

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One Dose of HPV Vaccine May Protect Against Cervical Cancer

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Latest Sexual Health News MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A single dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine works as well as multiple doses to protect older teen girls against preinvasive cervical disease, which can develop into cervical cancer, researchers say. For the study, the researchers …

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Cervical Cancer Could All But Disappear in North America by 2040

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MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Vaccination and screening could nearly wipe out cervical cancer in North America in the next 20 years and rid the world of the disease within the next century, researchers say. In a new study, the researchers assessed the potential impacts of the World …

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