Human Papillomavirus (HPV) News and Research

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Human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common causes of sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the world. Health experts estimate there are more cases of genital HPV infection than any other STI in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 6.2 million new cases of sexually transmitted HPV infections are reported every year. At least 20 million people in this country are already infected.
Rate of HPV infection high among sexual minority men despite availability of vaccine

Rate of HPV infection high among sexual minority men despite availability of vaccine

New study finds that screening could help prevent rare types of cervical cancer

New study finds that screening could help prevent rare types of cervical cancer

Cervical cancer could be eradicated by 2100

Cervical cancer could be eradicated by 2100

Analysis of cervical precancer shows decline in two strains of HPV

Analysis of cervical precancer shows decline in two strains of HPV

Rapid expansion of interventions could prevent up to 13 million cases of cervical cancer within 50 years

Rapid expansion of interventions could prevent up to 13 million cases of cervical cancer within 50 years

Cervical microbiome may influence HPV infection more than previously thought

Cervical microbiome may influence HPV infection more than previously thought

High-risk sexually transmitted HPV may increase risk of cardiovascular disease

High-risk sexually transmitted HPV may increase risk of cardiovascular disease

Osaka University-centered study finds concerning trends in cervical cancer and treatment response

Osaka University-centered study finds concerning trends in cervical cancer and treatment response

Regular use of common pain relief medicines improves survival for head and neck cancer patients

Regular use of common pain relief medicines improves survival for head and neck cancer patients

Thousands of girls in the UK have not been vaccinated against HPV

Thousands of girls in the UK have not been vaccinated against HPV

FDA grants clearance to Hologic’s assay for detection of common sexually transmitted infections

FDA grants clearance to Hologic’s assay for detection of common sexually transmitted infections

Study finds critically low HPV vaccination rates among younger adolescents in the U.S.

Study finds critically low HPV vaccination rates among younger adolescents in the U.S.

WTC first responders at higher risk for head and neck cancers, study finds

WTC first responders at higher risk for head and neck cancers, study finds

Educational videos in clinical settings increase HPV vaccination rates among adolescents

Educational videos in clinical settings increase HPV vaccination rates among adolescents

New biomarker may help better predict outcomes in patients with HPV-related head and neck cancers

New biomarker may help better predict outcomes in patients with HPV-related head and neck cancers

HPV discovery could lead to new treatments for cervical cancer

HPV discovery could lead to new treatments for cervical cancer

New 'epigenetics-based' cervical cancer test outperforms Pap smear and HPV tests

New 'epigenetics-based' cervical cancer test outperforms Pap smear and HPV tests

RKI publishes new data on disease prevention and utilization of medical services

RKI publishes new data on disease prevention and utilization of medical services

Cervical cancer risk is higher in women with positive HPV, but no cellular abnormalities

Cervical cancer risk is higher in women with positive HPV, but no cellular abnormalities

New method to extend cell division and immortalization of avian-derived cells

New method to extend cell division and immortalization of avian-derived cells