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HPV Vaccines Differ in Cost-Effective...

HPV Vaccines Differ in Cost-Effectiveness and Cancer Deaths
Between the 2 vaccines now available for protection against human papilloma virus (HPV), the quadrivalent vaccine may have an advantage over the bivalent vaccine with respect to costs and quality of life, but the bivalent vaccine may prevent more deaths from cervical cancer, according to new research. Mark Jit, PhD, MPH, a mathematical modele [...]

HPV test may be better predictor of c...

HPV test may be better predictor of cervical cancer than pap smear
A test that detects the two strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) that are most likely to raise the risk of invasive cervical cancer, when combined with the Pap test, may be more accurate for many women than the Pap test alone, a new study indicates. And, for those women who are HPV-positive, using the HPV test alone appears to be enough, sa [...]