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HPV vaccine doesn't cause chronic fatigue syndrome

Daily Mail (UK) - 24/06/2017
Health officials across the world have deny there is a link. But thousands of girls, including 13-year-old Zara Beattie, who now relies on a wheelchair, have experienced adverse effects.

Potential mechanism for HPV-induced skin cancer uncovered

Science Daily (US) - 22/06/2017
Scientists have identified a molecular pathway by which some types of human papilloma virus (HPV) might increase the risk of skin cancer, particularly in people with the rare genetic disorder epidermodysplasia verruciformis (EV).

HPV testing leads to faster, more complete diagnosis of possible cervical precancer

News Medical (Australia) - 22/06/2017
Women who receive human papillomavirus testing, in addition to a pap smear, receive a faster, more complete diagnosis of possible cervical precancer, according to a study of over 450,000 women by Queen Mary University of London and the University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center.

HPV testing leads to earlier detection and treatment of cervical pre-cancer

Science Daily (US) - 22/06/2017
Women who receive human papillomavirus (HPV) testing, in addition to a pap smear, receive a faster, more complete diagnosis of possible cervical precancer, according to a study of over 450,000 women.

Screen women for HPV at the same time as their smear test

Daily Mail (UK) - 22/06/2017
Currently NHS England only tests women for HPV if their smear test shows abnormal cells in their cervix. Despite making plans to change this, they don't come into place until 2019.

New HPV vaccine could prevent most infections and millions of cancers

News Medical (Australia) - 13/06/2017
Cervical cancer affects more than half a million women and causes more than a quarter of a million deaths each year globally.

HPV vaccine could drastically reduce cervical and other cancers globally

Science Daily (US) - 12/06/2017
The latest HPV vaccine could prevent most HPV infections — and millions of cancers — worldwide, according to new researchers.

Calls for boys to get anti -cancer HPV jab on NHS for free

Daily Mail (UK) - 08/06/2017
With HPV-related cancers on the increase in the UK, campaigners argue denying 400,000 boys each year the jab is 'risking lives' when 'prevention could be so cheap and easy'.

New review explores effect of HPV vaccination on cervical cancer screening

News Medical (Australia) - 07/06/2017
A new review looks at cervical cancer screening in the era of HPV vaccination. The review notes that trials have demonstrated the efficacy and safety of vaccines against HPV infection, but the complete effect of HPV vaccination as a cancer prevention strategy may not be fully evident for decades, given the slow progression from HPV infection to the development of cervical cancer.

Doctor's call to 'equally protect' boys with HPV vaccine

BBC Health News - 07/06/2017
Dr Kirsty Bonney says she wants to see boys "equally protected" against cancers caused by HPV.

HIV status may affect the progression of HPV infection to cervical pre-cancer

Science Daily (US) - 01/06/2017
Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection was more likely to develop into cervical pre-cancer in women living with human immunodeficiency virus, a study of Senegalese women has shown.

HPV infection more likely to develop into cervical pre-cancer in women with HIV

News Medical (Australia) - 01/06/2017
A study of Senegalese women showed that human papillomavirus (HPV) infection was more likely to develop into cervical pre-cancer in women living with human immunodeficiency virus.

Duke University researchers develop handheld device for easier cervical cancer screening

News Medical (Australia) - 01/06/2017
Duke University researchers have developed a handheld device for cervical cancer screening that promises to do away with uncomfortable speculums and high-cost colposcopes.

Study finds decline in rates of HPV-related precancerous cervical lesions among women in Connecticut

News Medical (Australia) - 01/06/2017
The vaccine for the Human Papillomavirus is proving to have significant population-level effects in Connecticut, with rates of precancerous lesions caused by HPV down drastically among young women, a new Yale School of Public Health study finds.

New tech promises easier cervical cancer screening

Science Daily (US) - 31/05/2017
Researchers have developed a handheld device for cervical cancer screening that promises to do away with uncomfortable speculums and high-cost colposcopes. If widely adopted, women might even self-screen, transforming screening and cure rates in low-income regions where cervical cancer is most prevalent.

Novel vaccine therapy can generate immune responses in patients with HPV-related head and neck cancer

News Medical (Australia) - 31/05/2017
A novel vaccine therapy can generate immune responses in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCCa), according to researchers at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania.

Immunotherapy with DNA vaccine shows promise for HPV-related head and neck cancer

Science Daily (US) - 31/05/2017
A novel vaccine therapy can generate immune responses in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCCa), according to researchers. The treatment specifically targets human papillomavirus (HPV), which is frequently associated with HNSCCa, to trigger the immune response.

2 Doses of HPV Shot Enough to Prevent Genital Warts: Study

MedicineNet (US) - 26/05/2017
Title: 2 Doses of HPV Shot Enough to Prevent Genital Warts: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/24/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

VCU study provides new view about HPV-related head and neck cancers

News Medical (Australia) - 23/05/2017
Much of what we thought we knew about the human papilloma virus (HPV) in HPV-related head and neck cancers may be wrong, according to a newly published study by Virginia Commonwealth University researchers that analyzed data from The Human Cancer Genome Atlas.

Study redefines HPV-related head and neck cancers

Science Daily (US) - 23/05/2017
Much of what we thought we knew about the human papilloma virus (HPV) in HPV-related head and neck cancers may be wrong, according to researchers who analyzed data from The Human Cancer Genome Atlas. Head and neck cancers involving HPV are on the rise, and many experts believe we are seeing the start of an epidemic that will only get worse in the coming years.