Cervical Cancer News

Immune Therapy Produces Anti-Cancer Responses in Advanced Cervical Cancer (April 24, 2017)

Adoptive T-cell therapy (ACT) appears to provide anti-cancer responses among patients with advanced cervical cancer for whom standard therapy has stopped working. These results were published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. The most common cause... Continue Reading

Nearly half of U.S. men actively infected with HPV, study finds HPV-linked cancers on the rise in men, but nearly 9 in 10 vaccine-eligible men are unvaccinated! (February 20, 2017)

By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service The most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.S. has a bit of a twist. It’s what’s known as a “subclinical infection” — those infected suffer no immediate consequences, but years later have... Continue Reading

The HPV Vaccine Prevents Lesions That Could Cause Cervical Cancer by 50 Percent (October 13, 2016)

A recent report published online Sept. 29 in the journal JAMA Oncology suggests that the vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, which doctors believe causes most cases of cervical cancer, is more effective than previously thought. Human... Continue Reading

HPV Testing Found to Be More Effective Than Pap Smears in Evaluating Cervical Cancer Risk (July 23, 2014)

Researchers at the National Cancer Institute reported that testing for HPV (human papillomavirus) is the most effective way to determine whether a woman is at risk for developing cervical cancer in the near future. Specifically, the study found that negative... Continue Reading

Gardasil Provides Poor Protection in Women Over 18 (February 3, 2014)

A significant percentage of women vaccinated with Gardasil® (quadrivalent human papillomavirus recombinant vaccine) may not be protected against high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL) and lesser dysplasia—especially if they were vaccinated... Continue Reading

Study Evaluates Incidence of Lymphedema Resulting from Cancer Treatment (August 9, 2010)

A systematic review of 47 studies evaluating treatment for melanoma, head and neck cancer, genitourinary cancers, gynecologic cancers, and sarcoma indicates that lymphedema is a common side effect of treatment for these diseases. These findings were recently... Continue Reading

HPV Vaccine Protects Against Genital Warts and Precancerous Growths (July 30, 2010)

Results from a recent international study indicate that the vaccine Gardasil® (quadrivalent human papillomavirus [types 6, 11, 16, 18] recombinant vaccine) protects against genital warts and low-grade precancerous changes to the cervix, vulva, and vagina.... Continue Reading

Many Physicians Fail to Adhere to New Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines (July 12, 2010)

Apparently, old habits die hard: less than one-third of physicians report compliance with the updated guidelines for cervical cancer screening that suggest longer intervals between screening for women with normal test results. The results of this survey... Continue Reading

More Than Half of Young Adults in New Relationships Infected with HPV (April 26, 2010)

More than half of young adults in a new sexual relationship are infected with human papillomavirus (HPV), and of those 44% were infected with an HPV type that causes cancer, according to the results of a groundbreaking study called the HITCH Cohort... Continue Reading

Cervical Vaccine Provides Little Benefit for Older Women (March 4, 2010)

Women over the age of 40 are not likely to benefit from a vaccine designed to prevent human papillomavirus (HPV), according to the results of a study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.1 HPV has been shown to cause cervical cancer. Human... Continue Reading

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Metastatic/Stage IVB Cervical Cancer

January Is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month (January 5, 2010)

As the month of January brings cervical cancer into focus, it’s time to increase public understanding of the disease, including its prevalence, approaches to screening and prevention, treatment options, and resources that offer updated cervical cancer... Continue Reading

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Recurrent Cervical Cancer

January Is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month (January 5, 2010)

As the month of January brings cervical cancer into focus, it’s time to increase public understanding of the disease, including its prevalence, approaches to screening and prevention, treatment options, and resources that offer updated cervical cancer... Continue Reading

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Screening/Prevention Cervical Cancer

The HPV Vaccine Prevents Lesions That Could Cause Cervical Cancer by 50 Percent (October 13, 2016)

A recent report published online Sept. 29 in the journal JAMA Oncology suggests that the vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, which doctors believe causes most cases of cervical cancer, is more effective than previously thought. Human... Continue Reading

HPV Testing Found to Be More Effective Than Pap Smears in Evaluating Cervical Cancer Risk (July 23, 2014)

Researchers at the National Cancer Institute reported that testing for HPV (human papillomavirus) is the most effective way to determine whether a woman is at risk for developing cervical cancer in the near future. Specifically, the study found that negative... Continue Reading

Gardasil Provides Poor Protection in Women Over 18 (February 3, 2014)

A significant percentage of women vaccinated with Gardasil® (quadrivalent human papillomavirus recombinant vaccine) may not be protected against high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL) and lesser dysplasia—especially if they were vaccinated... Continue Reading

HPV Vaccine Protects Against Genital Warts and Precancerous Growths (July 30, 2010)

Results from a recent international study indicate that the vaccine Gardasil® (quadrivalent human papillomavirus [types 6, 11, 16, 18] recombinant vaccine) protects against genital warts and low-grade precancerous changes to the cervix, vulva, and vagina.... Continue Reading

Many Physicians Fail to Adhere to New Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines (July 12, 2010)

Apparently, old habits die hard: less than one-third of physicians report compliance with the updated guidelines for cervical cancer screening that suggest longer intervals between screening for women with normal test results. The results of this survey... Continue Reading

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Stages II-IVA Cervical Cancer

Study Evaluates Incidence of Lymphedema Resulting from Cancer Treatment (August 9, 2010)

A systematic review of 47 studies evaluating treatment for melanoma, head and neck cancer, genitourinary cancers, gynecologic cancers, and sarcoma indicates that lymphedema is a common side effect of treatment for these diseases. These findings were recently... Continue Reading

January Is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month (January 5, 2010)

As the month of January brings cervical cancer into focus, it’s time to increase public understanding of the disease, including its prevalence, approaches to screening and prevention, treatment options, and resources that offer updated cervical cancer... Continue Reading

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