To start with, you need to start taking more responsibility for your own health care needs.
Some may think another cancer awareness week is like Hallmark's Friendship Day -- nice, but not necessary. National Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Week will take place April 10-16, 2016, and it's more important than ever because there actually is a big lack of awareness.
Experts say it "got off on the wrong foot" with the public.
Mark-Viverito, 45, said she learned about the results on Friday and would be undergoing a biopsy soon. The revelation was
The HPV vaccine has the potential to save lives and prevent millions of avoidable cancers and HPV-related conditions in men and women.
Today, CDC released some really good news -- the prevalence of types of human papillomavirus (HPV) that commonly cause cervical cancer in women has dropped about half in girls aged 14-19 since 2006, when the vaccination program started.
It seems that many would rather put youth at risk for cancer than face the fact that they may sometimes forego their Tootsie Pops for something a little less sugary. Only time will tell whether we will move toward making HPV vaccines more accessible to young people, including boys.
According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, one tract of HPV -- known as HPV16 -- is known to be linked to oral cancer, manifesting
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There's been a lot of discussion in recent months about the controversial Gardasil vaccine which has been shown to protect
The scary truth is that many women don't know they have HPV. You may believe you aren't at risk anymore if you're married or in a monogamous relationship. This simply isn't true.
Kahn's research, published in the journal Pediatrics, involved recruiting two groups of approximately 400 women from ages