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Nearly half of U.S. men actively infected with HPV, study finds

HPV-linked cancers on the rise in men, but nearly 9 in 10 vaccine-eligible men are unvaccinated

Jan. 19, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

HPV-linked cancers on the rise in men, but nearly nine in 10 vaccine-eligible men are unvaccinated, new research shows.

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HPV vaccine boosts immune memory

A single dose of the HPV vaccine can strengthen immune memory in people who’ve previously been infected with HPV — and potentially help prevent re-infection

Aug. 10, 2016 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

It’s long been known that the vaccine against the human papilloma virus offers protection when administered to those who’d never experienced HPV infection. But new research suggests the possibility that it could also help those who’d been previously infected to guard against re-infection, according to results recently published in EBioMedicine.

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Finding her voice: Storyteller recounts struggle with oral cancer

Eva Grayzel keynotes Hutch survivorship conference nearly two decades after cancer diagnosis

June 1, 2015 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

During her keynote speech Saturday at the 2015 Survivorship Conference at Fred Hutch, oral cancer survivor Eva Grayzel will discuss the cancer survival of her family because they, too, made it out alive.

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A chef's offering to her father

Premier Chefs Dinner keynote speaker Suzanne Goin reflects on mentorship, family meals, love and loss

May 13, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

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HPV vaccinations save men’s lives, too

Study finds higher HPV immunization rates among women block cancers in men

May 12, 2015 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Health officials have long urged boys to get HPV vaccinations to shield women from the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus that causes cervical cancer, but a new study shows such immunization campaigns also cut guys’ risks for contracting HPV-related cancers.

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Researchers identify genes that signal oral cancer spread

Discovery could lead to the development of a biomarker-based test in lieu of neck surgery

May 9, 2011 | By Dean Forbes

For the first time, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists have identified genes that signal when oral cancer has spread to lymph nodes in the neck. If confirmed by additional research, the discovery of this four-gene set could lead to the development of a biomarker-based test of the tumor that could help physicians determine whether oral squamous cell carcinoma has spread and therefore become more deadly. The findings appear in the April 15 issue of Clinical Cancer Research.

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