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ICYMI: February 26, 2016

Feature Story Most clinicians do not mention that HPV, HBV vaccines reduce cancer FRIDAY, February 19, 2016 (Infectious Disease News) — Only 7% of clinicians recommended to patients that the HPV and hepatitis B vaccines specifically can reduce cancer, according to a recent survey. “The majority of physicians and other health care providers surveyed reported that […]

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Resources

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Cervical Cancer Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a virus transmitted through sexual contact. Almost all cervical cancers are linked to HPV. The virus is also linked to vulvar, vaginal, penile and anal cancer, and cancer of the head and neck. Most sexually active American women will be exposed to the virus by […]

Farrah Fawcett’s Death Sheds Light on Anal Cancer

With the recent death of Farrah Fawcett, anal cancer has become an unlikely and uncomfortable topic of conversation across America. Since one of the cornerstones of the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s mission is education, the Foundation wanted to provide some answers to questions about this often shunned cancer to help educate the public and lift some […]