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HPV vaccine use 'unacceptably low', CDC reports - Tech Times

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HPV vaccine use 'unacceptably low', CDC reports
Tech Times
Three injections of the HPV vaccine beginning at age 11 or 12, before teens become sexually active, are recommended. In 2013 only 57 percent of girls and 35 percent of boys between ages 13 and 17 received even a single dose of the HPV vaccine, a CDC ...

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Doctors still hesitant to urge HPV vaccine for teenagers - Boston Globe

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Doctors still hesitant to urge HPV vaccine for teenagers
Boston Globe
The federal agency's 2013 National Immunization Survey found that 57 percent of girls and 35 percent of boys ages 13 to 17 received at least one dose of the HPV vaccine, which protects against a sexually transmitted virus responsible for cervical, anal ...

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Roche Holding AG's (RHHBY) CEO Daniel O'Day on H1 2014 Results ... - Seeking Alpha (registration)

HPV Test news - July 24, 2014 - 7:46pm

Roche Holding AG's (RHHBY) CEO Daniel O'Day on H1 2014 Results ...
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And I mentioned it, a real highlight for the first half was the approval by the FDA of our HPV test for primary screening, with the recommendation also for the age group 25 and above. And this enhances or enlarges the age group, and at the same time ...

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Too few girls getting HPV vaccine - Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)

HPV Vaccine News - July 24, 2014 - 7:00pm

Too few girls getting HPV vaccine
Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)
Last year's rise in HPV vaccine use followed a couple of years when vaccination rate was flat. For girls ages 13 to 17, about 57 percent received at least one dose in 2013, up from 54 percent in 2012. Just 38 percent received all three doses as ...

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HPV Vaccine Uptake Remains 'Unacceptably Low,' CDC Says - Medscape

HPV Vaccine News - July 24, 2014 - 6:26pm

Medscape

HPV Vaccine Uptake Remains 'Unacceptably Low,' CDC Says
Medscape
Uptake of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in teenage girls and boys remains unacceptably low, even though there was a slight increase in coverage from 2012 to 2013. HPV coverage for girls increased 3.5%, from 53.8% in 2012 to 57.3% in 2013, ...

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23-Year-Old Mother Dies of Cervical Cancer After Doctors Refused To Give Pap ... - The Inquisitr

Cervical Cancer Google News - July 24, 2014 - 6:04pm

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23-Year-Old Mother Dies of Cervical Cancer After Doctors Refused To Give Pap ...
The Inquisitr
“Delays in promptly diagnosing and treating cervical cancer can have devastating consequences and it is vital that doctors focus on the symptoms rather than the age of a woman when deciding whether or not it might be cancer,” Mahapatra explained.
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HPV Vaccine After Sexual Debut Could Still Provide Some Protection - Headlines & Global News

HPV Vaccine News - July 24, 2014 - 5:14pm

HPV Vaccine After Sexual Debut Could Still Provide Some Protection
Headlines & Global News
When the study was performed 41 percent of the participants had received at least one dose of the HPV vaccine. Ninety-seven of the women who had been vaccinated had gotten the shots after they were already sexually active. Ten percent of the study ...

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HPV vaccination rate up, but not enough, CDC says - CBS News

HPV Vaccine News - July 24, 2014 - 4:48pm

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HPV vaccination rate up, but not enough, CDC says
CBS News
More teenage girls are receiving the vaccine that protects against the human papillomavirus, or HPV, the government reported Thursday. However, the numbers still don't meet targets set by public health officials. Last year's rise in HPV vaccine use ...

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Ghana To Fight Cervical Cancer - spyghana.com

Cervical Cancer Google News - July 24, 2014 - 4:46pm

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Ghana To Fight Cervical Cancer
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Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women, worldwide, with an annual incidence of almost 500,000 new cases and 275,000 deaths. About 85% of the women who die from cervical cancer live in developing countries, due to inadequate ...
Africa Could Face Cervical Cancer EpidemicAllAfrica.com
Kenya to host 9th Stop Cervical Cancer in Africa ConferenceKenya Broadcasting Corporation

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"Unacceptably Low" Number of Teens Receives HPV Vaccine - Scientific American

HPV Vaccine News - July 24, 2014 - 4:44pm

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"Unacceptably Low" Number of Teens Receives HPV Vaccine
Scientific American
Even though the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine can protect against HPV infections as well as cancers later in life, the number of teenage girls and boys in the United States who have received the vaccine remains "unacceptably low," officials at the ...
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Too Few Adolescents Receive HPV Vaccine: CDC - Science World Report

HPV Vaccine News - July 24, 2014 - 4:24pm

Science World Report

Too Few Adolescents Receive HPV Vaccine: CDC
Science World Report
The annual survey on how many U.S. children are getting vaccinated shows little upward mobility, particularly for the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, which guards against various cancers, including genital warts. According to the U.S. Centers for ...

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Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says - Philly.com

HPV Vaccine News - July 24, 2014 - 4:23pm

Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says
Philly.com
THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An "unacceptably low" number of girls and boys are getting the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, which protects against cervical, anal and other cancers, U.S. health officials said Thursday. The U.S. ...

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Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says - Philly.com

HPV Vaccine News - July 24, 2014 - 4:10pm

Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says
Philly.com
THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An "unacceptably low" number of girls and boys are getting the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, which protects against cervical, anal and other cancers, U.S. health officials said Thursday. The U.S. ...

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Latest Vaccination Coverage Estimates for Adolescents Show Only Small ... - Infection Control Today

HPV Vaccine News - July 24, 2014 - 3:55pm

Latest Vaccination Coverage Estimates for Adolescents Show Only Small ...
Infection Control Today
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) officials announced today that the number of girls and boys aged 13-17 years receiving human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine remains unacceptably low despite a slight increase in vaccination coverage ...

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More US Girls Now Getting HPV Vaccine - CBS Local

HPV Vaccine News - July 24, 2014 - 3:53pm

More US Girls Now Getting HPV Vaccine
CBS Local
It takes time for new vaccines to become widely used, but the HPV vaccine has lagged behind other shots. There's some good news: Campaigns in Illinois, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Mexico and South Carolina paid off with increases last year of at least ...

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CDC: Doctors still hesitate to recommend HPV vaccine - Boston Globe

HPV Vaccine News - July 24, 2014 - 3:44pm

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CDC: Doctors still hesitate to recommend HPV vaccine
Boston Globe
The federal agency's 2013 National Immunization Survey found that 57 percent of girls and 35 percent of boys ages 13 to 17 received at least one dose of the HPV vaccine, which protects against a sexually-transmitted virus responsible for cervical, anal ...
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CDC: Not Enough Teens Are Getting the HPV Vaccine - Jezebel

HPV Vaccine News - July 24, 2014 - 3:42pm

CDC: Not Enough Teens Are Getting the HPV Vaccine
Jezebel
More girls are getting the HPV vaccine — but it's just not enough, according to the CDC. Reuters reports that today, the CDC announced #teen vaccination numbers for 2013: 37.6 percent of girls 13 to 17 got the full three doses of Gardasil. That's just ...

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Too Few Kids Get HPV Vaccine, CDC Says - NBCNews.com

HPV Vaccine News - July 24, 2014 - 3:33pm

NBCNews.com

Too Few Kids Get HPV Vaccine, CDC Says
NBCNews.com
Too few kids are getting HPV vaccines that protect them from a range of cancers, including cervical cancer and cancers of the throat and mouth, federal health officials said Thursday. And lackluster response to the vaccine might be because ...
CDC: Doctors still hesitate to recommend HPV vaccineBoston Globe
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Static and Unacceptable? HPV Vaccine Failing to Break Through - The News Ledge

HPV Vaccine News - July 24, 2014 - 3:11pm

Static and Unacceptable? HPV Vaccine Failing to Break Through
The News Ledge
“Preteens need HPV vaccine today to be protected from HPV cancers tomorrow.” If you put this vaccine up against the normal ones such as tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis, the rate is glaringly low. HPV clocks in at 57 percent of girls and 37 percent of ...

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More Girls Are Receiving Cervical Cancer Vaccine - KWTX

Cervical Cancer Google News - July 24, 2014 - 2:53pm

More Girls Are Receiving Cervical Cancer Vaccine
KWTX
NEW YORK (July 24, 2014) A U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released Thursday shows an increase in the percentage of teenage girls who are receiving a controversial cervical cancer vaccine, but it's slight. The vaccination rate ...

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