At-home HPV tests up cervical cancer screening

"...mailing unsolicited self-collection kits for HPV testing increased cervical cancer screening by 50% in women who were underscreened..."

U. Washington • futurity
Nov. 8, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: cancer cervical-cancer health-and-medicine medical-tests human-papillomavirus-hpv

Is just 1 dose of the HPV vaccine enough?

Evidence is starting to emerge that one dose of the HPV vaccine may eventually prove to be sufficient for protection, report researchers.

Holly Watkins-U. Melbourne • futurity
July 25, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: cancer vaccines cervical-cancer health-and-medicine human-papillomavirus-hpv

Can metabolic signatures flag cervical cancer?

"Cervical cancer is a devastating disease... These findings could lead to a simple, rapid diagnostic test to help women get the treatment they need."

U. Arizona • futurity
May 19, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: cancer cervical-cancer viruses health-and-medicine medical-tests human-papillomavirus-hpv

HPV rates are increasing among women under 40

At least half of all sexually active men and women will acquire HPV in their lifetime, according to CDC estimates.

Nardy Baeza Bickel-Michigan • futurity
April 12, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: vaccines cervical-cancer viruses health-and-medicine human-papillomavirus-hpv

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