Only about half of U.S. teenage girls have gotten a controversial cervical cancer vaccine — a rate that's changed little in three years.Full story
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Only slightly more than half of U.S. girls aged 13 to 17 had been vaccinated against a virus that can cause cervical and other cancers last year, and a top U.S. health official said on Thursday that more must be done to bring the rate up to the long-term goal of 80 percent. Full story
Michael Douglas is pushing back on the journalist who quoted him as saying that HPV contracted through oral sex was responsible for his bout with throat cancer. Xan Brooks, the journalist from The Guardian who conducted the interview, joins Thomas Roberts to talk about the claims, then TheGrio.com's
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High school boys in Sydney, Australia, are the first males in the world to be vaccinated against cervical cancers caused by HPV, a virus males can transmit but not develop. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.
The annual test for cervical cancer and HPV is now only deemed necessary once every three to five years, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.
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HPV vaccines are recommended for 11- or 12-year-old boys and girls. HPV vaccines are safe and effective, and can protect males and females against some of the most common types of HPV that can lead to disease and cancer.
MIAMI, FL - SEPTEMBER 21: A bottle of the Human Papillomavirus vaccination is seen at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine on September 21, 2011 in Miami, Florida. The vaccine for human papillomavirus, or HPV, is given to prevent a sexually transmitted infection that can cause cancer.