Human Papillomavirus Articles and Studies

  • “I got cervical cancer, but you don’t have to and neither do your children.” Read Michelle Whitlock’s blog post to learn about her battle with cervical cancer and how she plans to protect her kids from HPV-related health problems.
  • A new CDC study looking at human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination during pregnancy was published in the journal Vaccine.
  • A study published online August 18th in the journal Pediatrics examines the rationale of parents, guardians and providers for delaying or administering human papillomavirus (HPC) vaccination to girls. Check out the study: Missed Opportunities for HPV Vaccination in Adolescent Girls: A Qualitative Study
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released updated data regarding HPV vaccination coverage among adolescents on July 25, 2014 Click here to read the MMWR article.
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released updated data regarding HPV vaccination coverage among adolescents. Click here to read the MMWR article
  • A study released online by the journal Pediatrics looked at HPV vaccination and adolescent sexual behavior. Study authors concluded that risk perceptions after HPV vaccination were not associated with riskier sexual behaviors. 
  • Read the article by Rebecca B. Perkins, MD, MSc, "You are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention", which appeared in the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics Newsletter, The Forum, Winter 2014.

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