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Despite Benefits, HPV Vaccination Rates Remain Too Low
BY Jason Harris
Despite impressive efficacy for the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine reducing the prevalence of high-risk oral HPV infections by 88 percent, many young adults still are not getting the vaccine – sparking concern in the health community.
 
NCCN Introduces Updated Vulvar Cancer Guideline
BY Wayne Kuznar
Treatment changes for the rare illness include less invasive surgery.
HPV Vaccination in Boys Found Cost-Effective in Preventing Oropharyngeal Cancer
BY Christina Izzo
A new study has shown that vaccinating adolescent boys may be cost-effective for preventing oropharyngeal cancer, a disease that's projected to become the most common HPV-related cancer by 2020.
Study Highlights Geographical Differences in Cervical Cancer Incidence
BY Beth Fand Incollingo
States with the highest incidence of, and mortality from, cervical cancer also have the lowest uptake of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine by adolescent girls, researchers found in a recent study.
The Thing About Risk
There are some things known to increase the risk of gynecologic cancers. Bottom line, being a woman puts you at risk.
NORD Offers Information and Support for Patients of Rare Cancers
BY Peter L. Saltonstall
NORD was founded in 1983 by parents of children with rare diseases. Over the past 30 years, it has become a powerful advocacy voice for all patients with rare diseases, including cancer.
Rare Finds: A Rare Cancer Diagnosis
BY Charlotte Huff
Finding specialized care is worth the effort for patients with uncommon cancers.
Meetings of the Minds
BY Charlotte Huff

What is multidisciplinary care, and where can patients get it? 

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