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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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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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Sharp Jabs: The Politics of HPV Vaccines

Sep 23, 2011 | Cervical cancer |HPV |Women's Health |Adolescent health | Comments (0)

Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines are back in the news, and this time for reasons not related to research results that show how effective the vaccines are in preventing HPV infections and related diseases.


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Winning! Expansion of Women’s Preventive Health Services a Reality

Aug 18, 2011 | Women's Health |HPV |Cervical cancer |Reproductive health | Comments (0)
We’ve just had a substantial victory for women’s health. A landmark report released by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) calls for a number of women’s health services – including HPV testing in women over 30- to be added to a list of interventions covered by insurance plans at no cost.

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