Young sexual minority men need education about the risks, symptoms, and prevention of human papillomavirus (HPV), new research shows.
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"...mailing unsolicited self-collection kits for HPV testing increased cervical cancer screening by 50% in women who were underscreened..."
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Evidence is starting to emerge that one dose of the HPV vaccine may eventually prove to be sufficient for protection, report researchers.
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"Cervical cancer is a devastating disease... These findings could lead to a simple, rapid diagnostic test to help women get the treatment they need."
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At least half of all sexually active men and women will acquire HPV in their lifetime, according to CDC estimates.
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Few young gay and bisexual men get the HPV vaccination, despite the fact that it prevents HPV-related cancer, a new study shows.
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The first report of head and neck cancers in WTC first responders is alarming: a 40 percent increase in diagnosis of these diseases between 2009 and 2012.
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Many parents choose to avoid getting their children the HPV vaccine—but fear it will encourage sexual activity isn't the reason why.
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