HPV vaccine

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Children urged to get HPV jab after Covid saw sharp drop in uptake
Exclusive: vaccine cuts cervical cancer cases by 87% but thousands missed out on jab due to pandemic

Andrew Gregory Health editor

04, Nov, 2021 @3:56 PM

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Home smear tests to be trialled in London, following lockdown delays
Self-testing hailed as a ‘gamechanger’ in preventing cervical cancers for women who are reluctant to attend GP surgeries

Sarah Marsh

24, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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HPV vaccine helps prevent invasive cervical cancer, landmark study shows
Research is first to show vaccination helps protect against more than just pre-cancerous changes

Alexandra Topping

01, Oct, 2020 @4:58 PM

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Women can be protected from cervical cancer – so why aren't we doing it?
Amid a global shortage of HPV vaccine, more must be done to steer supplies towards those most at risk: girls in poor countries

Nelly R Mugo

24, Feb, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Mass cervical cancer vaccine rollout could save 62 million lives in next 100 years
Studies project rapidly deploying HPV vaccine in 78 of the world’s poorest countries could help prevent more than 74 million cases

Josh Taylor

30, Jan, 2020 @11:30 PM

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HPV infections nearly eliminated in England under vaccine scheme
Figures boost hopes that cases of cervical cancer will fall, but separate study questions link

Sarah Boseley Health editor

22, Jan, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Cervical cancer could be eliminated in England, experts say
Vaccination and HPV screening could potentially end the disease, NHS England says

Sarah Boseley Health editor

20, Jan, 2020 @12:01 AM

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Cervical cancer is an avoidable disease – in theory, at least
HPV can be defeated but access to treatment, and anti-vaccine campaigns, are an obstacle

Ian Sample Science editor

20, Jan, 2020 @12:01 AM

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Broadest ever therapeutic HPV vaccine to be tested in clinical trial
Treatment could clear up persistent HPV infections and reduce risk of cervical cancer

Nicola Davis

03, Jan, 2020 @11:16 AM

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Cervical cancer self-tests may be key smear alternative – study
Swabs or urine self-sampling could be less invasive at identifying high-risk women

Nicola Davis

04, Nov, 2019 @3:50 PM

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Cancer charity fears for boys and men who miss out on HPV vaccination
Teenage Cancer Trust says more than a million males aged 13 to 24 should get same jab as girls

Sarah Boseley Health editor

01, Sep, 2019 @11:01 PM

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HPV vaccine to be given to boys in effort to slash cancer rates
Move by NHS could prevent more than 100,000 cancers across UK by 2058

Sarah Boseley

08, Jul, 2019 @11:01 PM

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