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HPV behind nearly 75% of oropharyngeal cancer cases in Canada

August 16, 2017

The proportion of oropharyngeal cancers associated with HPV in several cancer centers across Canada rose from nearly half to nearly three-quarters over 12 years, according to researchers.

“Across multiple centers in Canada, there was a steady rise in the proportion of oropharyngeal cancers attributable to HPV from 2000 to 2012,” study researcher Steven Habbous, MSc, of the Ontario Cancer Institute, and colleagues wrote in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

ACP: Educate parents on importance of HPV vaccine

August 11, 2017
In the United States, HPV is the most common STD, with about one in four individuals infected and each year, approximately 14 million Americans, including adolescents…

Meningitis vaccine shows protection against gonorrhea

July 13, 2017
Researchers in New Zealand said they found the first evidence that a vaccine was effective in preventing gonorrhea. The vaccine, MeNZB, was developed to combat an…
In the Journals

Cervical cancer guideline changes lead to less chlamydia testing

July 11, 2017
Recent changes to the cervical cancer screening guideline changes were associated with lower chlamydia testing rates and more reported new cases of chlamydia in females…
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A Review of the Guidelines for the Evaluation and Treatment of Congenital Syphilis

Pediatric Annals, May 2015, Volume 44 Issue 5
Congenital syphilis (CS) is a disease that continues to persist in the United States despite its preventable nature…
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CME

Adolescent Sexuality

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Addressing adolescent sexuality is often a challenge for most practicing pediatricians. Because we typically are…
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American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

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HPV vaccination falling short due to providers, not parents

November 22, 2015
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