Items Tagged ‘cervical cancer’

March 18, 2013

Cervical Cancer Vaccines Spurned by 44% of U.S. Parents

By Logan Lafferty

Researchers analyzed data from a national survey from 2008 to 2010 on immunizations for teenagers…“That’s the opposite direction that rate should be going,” Robert Jacobson, a pediatrician at the Mayo Clinic Children’s Center in Rochester, Minnesota, and a senior researcher of the paper, said in a statement. “HPV causes essentially 100 percent of cervical cancer and 50 […]

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Tags: Bloomberg, cervical cancer, Dr. Robert Jacobson, HPV, immunization, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, vaccine

January 31, 2012

Oral HPV rates higher in men than women: What is HPV?


HPV infects the mouths of an estimated 7% of men and women from the ages of 14 to 69 in the U.S. — and men have it at higher rates than women, according to a study out last week in the Journal of the American Medical Assn…According to the Mayo Clinic, the body often can […]

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Tags: cervical cancer, HPV, Journal of the American Medical Association, warts

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