Topics:

HPV

The Best Screening Strategies for Cervical Cancer

Want to maximize the benefits and reduce potential harms of cervical cancer screening? Try these 4 strategies.

HPV

A new human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine that protects against nine types of HPV and would protect against about 90% of cervical cancers could be available in 2015.

Urine tests effectively screen for HPV, but more data is needed to determine whether they can correctly diagnose cervical disease.

Be it Pap tests, HPV tests, or both, cervical cancer screening is important. This article explores screening paradigms and offers a glimpse of what's to come.

The FDA has approved bevacizumab (Avastin) for treating persistent, recurrent, or metastatic cervical cancer after studies show gains in overall survival.

The optimal time to get the HPV vaccine is before a first sexual encounter. But getting the vaccine after still offers significant protection against cervical dysplasia.

In light of the recent FDA approval of HPV testing for women as a screening method for cervical cancer, we discuss changing guidelines with two experts.

The American College of Physicians (ACP) recommends against pelvic exams in asymptomatic, nonpregnant, adult women. Some say this is faulty logic. What say you?

Pages

Subscribe to HPV on [sitename]

By clicking Accept, you agree to become a member of the UBM Medica Community.