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Former IndyCar Driver Diagnosed with HPV-Related Throat Cancer

Brian Till wants to spread awareness about the cancer-causing virus. Read More


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Add Cancer Prevention to Your Back-To-School List

The HPV vaccine provides protection against nine types of the human papillomavirus known to cause cancer. Read More


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Is Throat Cancer on the Rise?

More than 70% of throat, tonsil and tongue cancers are HPV related. Read More


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Our Shot to Eliminate Cancer

Moffitt partners with top cancer organizations to urge lawmakers to make HPV vaccination a priority. Read More


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Actress Marcia Cross Opens up About Anal Cancer and its Link to HPV

Award-winning actress Marcia Cross, best known for her role on the television series “Desperate Housewives,” opened up to “CBS This Morning” about the stigma surrounding anal cancer and its possible link to her husband’s battle with cancer. Read More


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People at Higher Risk for HIV Infection Are Skipping Vaccination

New study shows HPV vaccination rates are low among those at high risk for HIV and HPV infection. Read More


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Get the Facts and Spread the Word on HPV

Join us in promoting HPV awareness and vaccination Read More


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A Shot Against Cancer

Without consistent messaging, Florida HPV vaccination rates trail the nation. Read More


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What Do I Need to Know About HPV?

HPV is responsible for multiple types of cancers, such as cervical, anal, vaginal and head and neck cancers. Read More


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You Have an Abnormal Pap Smear—Now What?

Five questions to ask your doctor. Read More



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Adults Can Now Get the HPV Vaccine

FDA approves HPV vaccination for men and women up to age 45. Read More


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April 24-30 Is World Immunization Week – Vaccines Also Target Cancer

This year the World Health Organization and partners celebrate World Immunization Week April 24-30 to promote awareness of the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. Read More


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Manning Up To Eliminate HPV

A new study suggests that physicians are less likely to recommend the HPV vaccine for boys. Read More


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Your Chance to Eliminate Cancer

HPV is so common that nearly everyone - men and women - will get it at some point in their lives, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read More


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New Florida Bill Would Mandate HPV Vaccine for Public School Students

A bill has been introduced in the Florida Legislature that would require public school students to be vaccinated for human papillomavirus, or HPV. Read More


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Vaccination Could Prevent Reinfection in Men with HPV

According to a study published last month, men who have been infected with a particular type of HPV – HPV16 – are 20 times more likely to be reinfected with the same type of HPV after one year. Read More


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Infographic: When To Schedule a Cancer Screening

It's important to follow recommendations for screening tests because when cancer is found early, it is most likely treatable. Read More


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