Preventing Cancer With A Shot

  The first time the teenager heard of human papillomavirus (HPV) and throat cancer was when his parents sat him down on the family room sofa to disclose his father’s new diagnosis. During the following months of Dad’s intensive treatment for the...

“It Could Happen To Anyone”

Yesterday we reviewed a recent study demonstrating persisting immunogenicity, efficacy, and safety of the quadrivalent human papilloma (HPV) vaccine 10 years after completion of the shot series. Dr. Valerie A. Jones says assuredly that her daughter will receive the...

New Study On HPV Vaccine

  Another important study published in Pediatrics last month adds to the growing body of clinical evidence showing that vaccinating the pediatric population against human papillomavirus (HPV) is both safe and effective in preventing some specific and not uncommon...

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...