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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.
Treatment changes for the rare illness include less invasive surgery.
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.
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.
There are some things known to increase the risk of gynecologic cancers. Bottom line, being a woman puts you at risk.
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.
Finding specialized care is worth the effort for patients with uncommon cancers.
What is multidisciplinary care, and where can patients get it?