HPV vaccine may prevent multiple cancer types

The human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine, Cervarix, not only has the potential to prevent cervical cancer but also other HPV-caused common cancer types, shows a multinational clinical trial, involving nearly 20,000 young women.

Brazil starts HPV vaccination program

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said the country was rolling out a vaccination program to protect five million 11-to 13-year-old girls against the human papilloma virus (HPV), which can cause cause cervical cancer.

Common HIV drug can kill virus that causes cervical cancer

In a world-first clinical trial, scientists have found that a commonly-used HIV drug can kill off the human papilloma virus (HPV) that leads to cervical cancer.

Men at equal risk of cervical cancer: Study

And you thought vaccination against cervical cancer is what only women need to deliberate upon? Wrong.

Expert calls for calm as France hit by cancer vaccine scare

One of France`s top medical experts appealed for calm Monday as a scare over a widely administered vaccine that prevents cervical cancer gathered momentum.

Timely tests can cut cervical cancer by a third: Expert

A diagnostics test for human papilloma virus (HPV) can reduce by a third the incidence of cervical cancer in women worldwide, an expert said at a seminar here Saturday.

Blood test may help detect HPV-related oral cancers

Scientists may now be able to detect oral cancers several years before the clinical onset of the disease, according to a new study.

Awareness key to prevent cervical cancer, says doctors

With India accounting for one-third of the global burden of cervical cancer, doctors Tuesday stressed upon spreading awareness among women to fight the disease.