The human papilloma virus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted virus in the U.S., affecting more than 70 percent of sexually active adults at some point in their lives.
A simple urine test for the virus that causes cervical cancer could offer a less invasive and more acceptable alternative to the conventional cervical smear test, researchers said on Tuesday.
Fears of opioid abuse and addiction might be keeping patients with advanced cancer from getting enough pain medicine, researchers say.
More teen girls are getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine but the increase isn't much of a bump, the government reported Thursday.
Testing for human papillomavirus (HPV) may be the best way to know whether a woman is at risk of developing cervical cancer in the near future, according to a new study.
Doctors are reporting their first success using immune therapy against cervical cancer, a disease caused by the virus HPV.
A new study is arguing that cervical cancer rates in the United States are much higher than previously believed.
U.S. health experts recommended that a test for cancer-causing strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV) be approved to replace Pap smears in screening most women for cervical cancer, but the plan...
For decades, Pap smears have been the first line of defense in screening women against cervical cancer. But now, an FDA committee has voted unanimously to replace the Pap smear with a DNA test...
Young women who get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine don't see it as a license to have more sexual partners or forgo condoms, a new study confirms.