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HPV Awareness Week (Jan. 22-28)

The First North American HPV Awareness Week Takes Place January 22-28, 2019. Members of American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA), the Global Initiative Against HPV & Cervical Cancer, the American Head & Neck Society (AHNS), The American Cancer Society, and the World Health Organization have collaborated to present the first HPV Awareness Week, January 22-28, 2019. […]

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Why boys need the HPV vaccine, too

Vaccines are an incredibly powerful tool to Stop Cancer Before It Starts!®, yet vaccine uptake rates are staggeringly low across the United States. The Think About the Link® campaign aims to raise awareness of the link between certain viruses and cancer and encourages you to talk to your health care professional about vaccination. One virus the […]

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ICYMI: September 30, 2016

Feature Story The New Face of HPV? Cases of Throat Cancer in Men Soon to Surpass Cervical Cancers in U.S. WEDNESDAY, September 28, 2016 (Houson Public Media)–The national increase in cases of oropharyngeal cancer related to the human papillomavirus is troubling, because there is no screening test to catch it early, like the Pap test […]

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