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Many doctors don't push HPV shots equally. See who's left out

Clearly, there's a need for doctors to educate parents on the necessity and safety of the vaccine, Beavis said. "Unfortunately, HPV vaccination rates in the U.S. continue to lag behind those of other ... read more

New HPV vaccine will see 'huge reductions' in rate of cervical cancer, doctors say

Doctors are hailing the development ... and there is now a push for it to be listed under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). Immunologist Professor Ian Frazer says he got lucky with HPV vaccine ... read more

HPV vaccination rates among adolescents still lower than they should be

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) found that vaccination rates for American adolescents are fairly high – and rising ... about their sons as carriers of HPV,” Haywood said. “We need to pu... read more

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Cancer doctors push HPV vaccine

The nation’s leading cancer doctors are pushing pediatricians and other providers to help increase use of the HPV vaccine ... have mandates. The vaccination rate varies sharply across the country, wit... read more


Why Don’t Doctors Recommend The HPV Vaccine More Strongly?

... low rate of vaccination has cut teen HPV rates in half. Public health officials want push for 80 percent of eligible girls to be vaccinated by the next decade. To achieve that goal, this research ... read more

Educational videos in clinical settings increase HPV vaccination rates among adolescents

Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI and funded by Merck & Co., Inc., showed that patient-centered education strategies delivered at the ... of HPV at some point in their lives. Although the HPV ... read more

A Push for HPV Vaccinations

Alarmed by the stubbornly low rates, doctors and federal ... program that covers vaccines for the poor and underserved gave the HPV vaccine to clinics for free. Private insurance coverage was less rel... read more

Opinion: Parental support needed in push to increase HPV vaccination rate in girls

More recently, another vaccine, Gardasil-9, has been approved for use in Canada. The new vaccine protects against nine strains of HPV. The effectiveness in preventing high-risk precancerous ... have t... read more

Vaccination rate for girls against cancer-causing HPV still lagging, health officials say

Last year's rates ... as long as HPV but vaccinations rates are much higher — 70 percent in 2011. The new CDC report shows that 84 percent of the teen girls who hadn't gotten an HPV shot had been to a ... read more

Study: HPV Shot Even Helps Women Who Didn't Get It

The researchers tracked changes in the rates ... high-risk for HPV infection: Most had had multiple sex partners in their lives, for example, and more than half had a history of other sexually transmi... read more

HPV vaccine even helps women who didn't get it: study

The researchers tracked changes in the rates of four types ... and side effects most with doctors when deciding whether to have their child get the HPV vaccine. read more



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