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Experimental Cervical Cancer Vaccine Looks Promising in Trial

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) — An experimental vaccine meant to protect against nine types of human papillomavirus (HPV) could prevent 90 percent of all cervical cancers, a new study suggests. 332 more words

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The New HPV Vaccine Could Be 90% Effective

An even more effective vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV), which can cause cervical cancer, may be on the horizon, according to new research published in… 284 more words

Psychosocial constructions of HPV amongst young women in Europe

Last Friday, it was Global Health Friday at Northeastern University. Dr. Carol Gray, research psychologist at the Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland came to talk about the HPV. 526 more words

Knowledge of benefits of HPV shots making no impact on vaccination rates

When it comes to disease prevention, experts have always championed the fact that knowledge is power; the more people know about a disease and what causes it, the less likely they are to do things that put themselves at risk. 459 more words

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MLA diagnosed with cancer calls for HPV vaccinations for boys

HALIFAX – A Nova Scotia NDP MLA is turning his personal battle with cancer into a mission to help young boys avoid the same fate. 304 more words

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Robyn Urback on the HPV vaccine: What’s worse than pre-marital sex? Cancer. That’s what

Robyn Urback on HPV vaccination and opposition by Catholic leaders:

Yet according to a letter penned by Church leaders and distributed to parents of children enrolled Calgary’s Catholic school board, the medical efficacy of the HPV vaccine is still up for debate.

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