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human papillomavirus

One-and-done HPV vaccine?

A single dose may provide benefits similar to the standard two- or three-dose regimen.

Patient Story

‘This is an epidemic’

A painless lump on his neck turned out to be HPV-related throat cancer, a disease affecting a growing number of people.

Research links HPV to heart disease

Mounting evidence indicates the most common sexually transmitted virus is likely tied to a higher risk of stroke and heart problems.

IUD may lower cervical cancer risk

Study: The presence of this birth control method in the uterus stimulates an immune response that kills off human papillomavirus.

Mom: HPV vaccination ‘a no-brainer’

Despite social stigma, the vaccine has proven effective in fighting the virus and cervical cancer.

HPV vaccine supporters get a boost

Say ahh: Protection may extend far beyond cervical infection.

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