Study finds long-term effectiveness of HPV vaccine in preventing cervical cancer
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  September 11, 2017  
  Cervical Cancer  
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 Study finds long-term effectiveness of HPV vaccine in preventing cervical cancerStudy finds long-term effectiveness of HPV vaccine in preventing cervical cancer
 
A vaccine that can literally eradicate the majority of cervical cancer cases shows long-term effectiveness in a study published today in The Lancet.
 
 
 Alternative options could improve cervical cancer screening rate among transgender men, study showsAlternative options could improve cervical cancer screening rate among transgender men, study shows
 
A new study indicates that alternative options for cervical cancer screening, including self-sampling for human papilloma virus (HPV) testing, could improve the screening rate among transgender men.
 
   Newest vaccine highly effective at preventing nine types of HPV infection, study showsNewest vaccine highly effective at preventing nine types of HPV infection, study shows
 
Cervical cancer is the second most common cause of cancer-related death worldwide, with almost 300,000 deaths occurring each year. More than 80 percent of these deaths occur in developing nations.
 
   UCLA professor offers 10 tips for college students to ensure good gynecologic healthUCLA professor offers 10 tips for college students to ensure good gynecologic health
 
For young women heading off to college, it can be a time filled with the excitement of living away from home. This new sense of independence should also include taking charge of one's own health, says Dr. Aparna Sridhar, an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
 
 Study finds low HPV vaccination rates among childhood cancer survivors
 
Study finds low HPV vaccination rates among childhood cancer survivorsThe rate of human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination in the United States is increasing, but remains lower than ideal. A new study suggests that survivors of childhood cancer receive the HPV vaccine at an even lower rate than their peers without cancer ̶ 24% versus 40%. Nearly three quarters of study participants reported that their healthcare provider did not proactively recommend vaccination.
 
 
 50% of men struggle to identify a woman’s vagina correctly on a diagram: Survey
 
50% of men struggle to identify a woman’s vagina correctly on a diagram: SurveyA recent survey by a gynaecological cancer charity has shown that nearly half of the men could not identify a woman’s vagina correctly on a diagram.
 
 
 Vaccination efforts in poor countries prevent 20 million deaths, provide economic benefits
 
Vaccination efforts in poor countries prevent 20 million deaths, provide economic benefitsVaccination efforts made in the world's poorest countries since 2001 will have prevented 20 million deaths and saved $350 billion in health-care costs by 2020, according to a new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.