Learn about the human papillomavirus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted infection, screening recommendations, its links to cancer, genital warts, and more.
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While Pap smears and HPV tests have been fairly effective in detecting cervical cancer, a cervical cancer test based on epigenetics is basically fool-proof — and more affordable.
The current HPV vaccine, Gardasil9, prevents cervical cancer—but a new vaccine could actually get rid of HPV and precancerous cells in people who are already affected.
High-risk strains of HPV linked to cancer may also be associated with cardiovascular disease, according to a study.
Confused about cervical cancer screening? Learn what different tests look for and what your results may mean here.
There’s currently no screening test that can help identify HPV-related throat cancer early. But new research suggests we’re one step closer.
What every parent needs to know about this potentially life-saving shot.
The HPV vaccine: It’s not just for girls anymore. Learn why it’s important for boys to get vaccinated, how it helps prevent cancers in men, and more.
Are you still deciding whether you or your child should get the HPV vaccine? Here are the myths and facts surrounding it.
HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection. And it's a rising cause of throat cancer. Learn how you can protect yourself.
High-risk strains of HPV cause 99 percent of all cervical cancer cases and a new study suggests certain types of bacteria may also play a role.