CDC Report Underscores Need for HPV Vaccination - Diverse Health

Higher Education News and Jobs

CDC Report Underscores Need for HPV Vaccination


by Andrew J. Roth

A decade after the FDA approved the first vaccine to prevent human papillomavirus (HPV), a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that the incidence of HPV-associated cancers is rising, with the number of HPV-associated cancers diagnosed annually between 2008 and 2012 increasing by approximately 16% compared with the previous 5-year period.

Read More


Print Friendly

Related Articles

Not Such Good News We recently used this space to praise Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital, which received an award for delivering outstanding patient services. The national Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award was no big surprise for local residents — Valley C...
Medicare for All Dreaming of a state-run single-payer healthcare system? Wake up and enter the real world. Want universal healthcare for all Americans? Medicare for all is the solution. Not this year or next, but possibly in the future — when Democrats recapture t...
Doctor: Will I Have to Turn Children Away? It has been 20 years since I’ve had to tell a mother she had no options for insuring her child. At the time, I had been treating a little boy who was born prematurely and required developmental therapies. He toddled over to me from across the waiting...
Fighting for Our Lives Republicans have now tried and failed three times to pass health care bills that would dismantle the Affordable Care Act — and potentially cut access to health care for millions. We’ve seen the introduction of hundreds of new reproductive health rest...