Goodbye To HPV Down Under

  An aggressive national policy of immunizing tweens, teens, and young adults against human papillomavirus and screening for evidence of prior HPV infection has Australian cancer researchers and public health professionals optimistic that cervical cancer will be...

An Ounce Of Prevention…

  Last week I attended a fascinating forum presented by The Atlantic magazine entitled “Cancer in the Community — Pittsburgh.” Journalist Steve Clemons, who writes for The Atlantic¬†and moderates these events, has been traveling to regions of the...

One Man’s Personal Crusade

“I know that what time I have left really needs to be devoted to raising awareness of the fact that my condition could have been avoided.” — Michael Becker (CBS This Morning, Feb. 24, 2018)   If you could give your child a 2-shot series of a...

All Should Dread HPV

We’ve spent a lot of time in this space over the last few years discussing human papillomavirus and its predilection for causing despair, disease, and death. Today, we’ll let Jia Naqvi describe¬†the facts on the ground: HPV is the most common sexually...

HPV Infects Many, Many People

A new study from Womack Army Medical Center at Fort Bragg, NC, adds to a growing body of medical evidence that human papilloma virus (HPV) infection among young people is common, is easily passed to others, is potentially very bad, and is preventable with a safe and...