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The Katie Show and HPV Vaccines

Dec 9, 2013 | General |HPV |Cervical cancer | Comments (0)

This week, Katie Couric’s show (Katie) aired an extensive segment on HPV vaccines. Rather than offering a thoughtful discussion, the episode was a sensationalist muck of misinformation.


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Under The Microscope, A Pathologist Sees Beauty — And Danger

Oct 16, 2013 | Women's Health |HPV |Cervical cancer | Comments (0)

This post originally ran on WBUR’s CommonHealth. We appreciate WBUR for giving us permission to reprint this article.

It was a typical busy morning. A flurry of people in and out of my office along with a growing stack of slides. I picked up the next slide, a pap smear.

The requisition stated “24 yo, routine pap.” She had no prior history of any abnormalities. As I studied the slide, the normal cervical cells sparkled in shades of blue and pink. Together with their small uniform nuclei, this created an evenness to the slide, like a calm pond.


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Michael Douglas, HPV, and Head & Neck Cancers

Jun 4, 2013 | HPV |STDs/STIs |General |Men's Health | Comments (0)

A mini-tsunami of publicity has been generated by the actor Michael Douglas asserting his throat cancer is due to HPV and, by extension, oral sex. ASHA’s HPV Resource Center has increasingly been fielding questions around oral sex and HPV, and this latest round of publicity has triggered even more interest. So what’s the scoop here?


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Guest Blog: It's Cervical Cancer Awareness Month - Does Anyone Care?

Jan 29, 2013 | HPV |Women's Health |General | Comments (1)
Does anyone know that January happens to be cervical cancer awareness month? Or that  teal is the ribbon color commemorating thousands of innocent lives every year? More importantly, does anyone care?

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ASHA’s HPV Programs Merge with the National Cervical Cancer Coalition

Oct 31, 2011 | Cervical cancer |HPV |Women's Health |General | Comments (1)
We’re very excited to let everyone know that the National Cervical Cancer Coalition(NCCC) is merging with ASHA’s HPV and Cervical Cancer Prevention Resource Center programs.

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