One Dose of HPV Vaccine Is Just as Good as Three

One Dose of HPV Vaccine Is Just as Good as Three

Male and females must get three HPV shots, over a span of six months, before having sex to prevent themselves from attracting the cancer-causing virus. However, a study has recently concluded one dose of the HPV vaccine is just as good as three. A study published June 9 in The Lancet Oncology, co-authored by Dr. Diane Harper Rowntree […]

HPV: The Quiet Virus That Causes Very Loud Problems

HPV: The Quiet Virus That Causes Very Loud Problems

The following article on HPV is excerpted from an interview with Dr. Lynda Thomas-Mabine, President of the Medical Staff and Chief of the Division of Gynecology at Chestnut Hill Hospital. Dr. Thomas-Mabine candidly discusses and separates fact from fiction regarding the human papillomavirus, commonly known as HPV. Dr. Thomas-Mabine explains that HPV is the acronym […]

Two Out of Three American Adults Have HPV

Two Out of Three American Adults Have HPV

Researchers have found that two out of three “healthy” American adults are infected with human papillomavirus (HPV). That is the bad news. The good news is that most do not have the kinds of HPV that are know to cause some cancers and genital warts. A new study, conducted at the New York University Langone Medical Center, […]

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