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The state has the lowest proportion of teens who have received the cancer-preventing HPV vaccine.
But coverage still falls short of pre-pandemic levels, putting children at grave risk from disease outbreaks.
Part 2 in a series from the University of Colorado that unpacks the goals of the National Cancer Institute’s National Cancer Plan.
Cancer survivors make awesome advocates, and the summer 2023 issue of Cancer Health profiles several inspiring figures.
Human papillomavirus and hepatitis B vaccines lower the risk of developing cancer.
Human papillomavirus, a common sexually transmitted infection, can cause cervical, anal, and oral cancers.
Vaccines could potentially eliminate cervical, anal, oral and other cancers caused by human papillomavirus.
Vaccines are tested for safety, but like all medical products, they can sometimes cause side effects.
ACS launches initiative to address prostate cancer resurgence and racial disparities.
The tennis star’s HPV-related throat cancer could be related to her previous breast cancer, says Jessica McDermott, MD.
Plus: Study shows that cutting down on alcohol consumption can reduce cancer risk.
Black and Latino men with HPV-associated throat cancer experience worse outcomes—including higher death rates—than white men.
A partnership to prevent human papillomavirus cancers maintained and even grew HPV vaccination rates for 9- to 13-year-olds.
Early vaccination reduces the risk of cervical cancer by nearly 90%, but many young people remain unprotected.
A majority people with oral and throat cancer tested positive for DNA from high-risk HPV types in their saliva.
Teens can receive the cancer-preventing HPV vaccine at the same time as their COVID-19 vaccine.
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