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American Cancer Society Endorses Two-Dose Regimen for HPV Vaccination

Feb. 7, 2017 — The American Cancer Society has endorsed updated recommendations on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination supporting a two-dose schedule for boys and girls who initiate the vaccine at ages 9 to ... read more

Nov. 25, 2016 — Congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection can cause serious complications such as hearing difficulties and mental delay in affected infants. A research team has discovered a new method for ... read more

Most Breast and Cervical Cancer Deaths Occur in Developing Countries, Yet Many Could Be Prevented With Cost-Effective Interventions

Nov. 2, 2016 — By 2030, the number of women diagnosed with breast cancer worldwide could almost double to 3.2 million a year unless urgent action is taken. Routine HPV vaccination of girls in the world’s poorest ... read more

Rich or Poor? Where You Start in Life Influences Cancer Risk in Adulthood

Oct. 13, 2016 — A recent study has found that circumstances in childhood, such as parental occupation at birth and neighborhood income, might be associated with different risks of certain cancers later in ... read more

Researchers Probe HPV's Manipulation of Immune System

Oct. 6, 2016 — Fresh insight has been gained into how one of the main viruses that cause cervical cancer evades its hosts' immune systems. These findings suggest that a protein known as E7, produced by a ... read more

NFL Players Get Back in the Game After Upper Spine Surgery

Oct. 4, 2016 — The majority of U.S. National Football League (NFL) players who undergo surgery for a herniated disc in the upper (cervical) spine are able to resume their careers and perform at a high level, ... read more

More Information on How Cancer and Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Are Link

Oct. 3, 2016 — A study suggests that age is an important factor in the association between cancer and sugar-sweetened beverages and recommends that intervention programs to reduce consumption of added sugar be ... read more

HPV Vaccine Reduces Cervical Pre-Cancers in Young Women, New Research Shows

Sep. 29, 2016 — The HPV vaccine is efficacious in reducing cervical pre-cancers among young women throughout a population, new research indicates. The researchers found that among women who were 15 to 19 years old ... read more

Cervical and Endometrial Cancer Patients Report Fewer Side Effects and Better Quality of Life With IMRT

Sep. 26, 2016 — Patients with cervical and endometrial cancer have fewer gastrointestinal and genitourinary side effects and experience better quality of life when treated with intensity-modulated radiation therapy ... read more

Sep. 21, 2016 — A novel multi-potent drug removes arginine from the blood and kills cancer cells, report scientists. Arginine is an essential amino acid for the growth of cancer ... read more

Researchers Say to Conquer Cancer You Need to Stop It Before It Becomes Cancer

Sep. 16, 2016 — A greater emphasis on immune-based prevention should be central to new efforts like the federal Cancer Moonshot program, headed by Vice President Joe Biden, cancer researchers from across the United ... read more

Outcomes for Girls Without HPV Vaccination in Japan

Sep. 12, 2016 — A risk calculation has been conducted on the influence of the temporary suspension of cervical cancer vaccination based on vaccination rates for female Japanese born between 1993 and 2008. They ... read more

Sep. 1, 2016 — A new report shows the impact of cancer screening over the past 15 years, identifying areas where increased screening and other cancer-control efforts would save lives and significantly benefit ... read more

Working Memory in Aging Adults Becomes Increasingly Affected by Alcohol

July 15, 2016 — Working memory can be thought of as short-term memory, temporarily holding ideas and recent events in the mind for quick recall. Working memory often declines with age; it may also be susceptible to ... read more

HPV Vaccine Can Protect Women Across a Broad Age Range

July 13, 2016 — The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is safe and efficacious across a wide age range of women, new research shows. The international study found that it protects against HPV infection in women ... read more

Routine Screenings Prevent Cervical Cancer in Elderly Women

July 7, 2016 — A new study confirms a link between routine Pap smear screenings and a lower risk of developing cervical cancer in women over age 65. However, most American health guidelines discourage women in that ... read more

HPV Vaccine Reduced Cervical Abnormalities in Young Women

July 4, 2016 — Young women who received the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine through a school-based program had fewer cervical cell anomalies when screened for cervical cancer, found a new Canadian ... read more

Lupus Confirmed as Risk Factor for Cervical Cancer

June 9, 2016 — The results of a study found a doubled risk of pre-malignant cervical changes, and potentially also an increased risk of cervical cancer, among women with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) compared ... read more

Protein That Could Prevent Tumor Growth in Cervical Cancer Identified

May 31, 2016 — Scientists have identified a protein that has the potential to prevent the growth of cervical cancer cells. The discovery could lead to the development of new treatments for the deadly disease, they ... read more

Exercise May Reduce Risk of Cervical Cancer

May 10, 2016 — Even 30 minutes of exercise per week has the potential to significantly reduce a woman’s risk of developing cervical cancer, according to a study, report ... read more

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