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More widespread vaccination could reduce cervical, anal, oral and other cancers caused by human papillomavirus.
The vaccine is safe and effective against cancer-causing strains of HPV, and yet anti-vaccination misinformation campaigns have taken hold.
International ‘dream team’ to use new technologies and prevention approaches to help those at highest risk.
Half of adolescents remain unprotected against virus that causes anal, cervical and oral cancer.
Having both chlamydia and high-risk HPV16 dramatically increases the risk of anal precancer.
Widespread vaccination could potentially eliminate cervical, anal, oral and other HPV-related cancers.
People living with HIV are also facing cancer as they age.
The CDC analyzed data from before and after the introduction of the Gardasil vaccine for human papillomavirus.
They also have a higher rate of death from cancer after receiving a diagnosis.
Survey shows few at-risk gay and bi men had received the vaccine, which can prevent anal and other cancers.
However, successful treatment of HIV, including having a high CD4 count, may buffer against such a risk.
HIV, anti-vaxxers, dengue fever and weak primary health care make the World Health Organization’s list of priorities.
Can photodynamic therapy eliminate the virus that causes cervical, anal and oral cancer?
Researchers looked both at the first and second time people with HIV have been diagnosed with cancer.
In particular, women have a higher risk of cervical cancer and men have a higher risk of anal cancer.
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