Hutch News

Hutch News

Stories tagged 'human papillomavirus'

HPV vaccines work, so why do so few states require them?

Only Virginia, Washington, D.C., and soon, Rhode Island, include the cancer-preventing vaccine as a school requirement

July 14, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Nine years after the HPV vaccine was first approved in the U.S., only Virginia and Washington, D.C., currently require the vaccine for school entry, according to new research.

View story >


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.

View story >


It’s not about sex, it’s about cancer

New, large study shows HPV vaccine does not increase sexual behavior in teen girls

Feb. 9, 2015 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

A new, large study shows HPV vaccine does not increase sexual behavior in teen girls.

View story >



(RSS feeds are best viewed in browsers other than Chrome)

Editor's Picks

GIVE NOW &
SAVE LIVES

Support our quest for cures

Story Archive


Publications

Magazine Archive
Back issues of Hutch Magazine

Financial Reporting
Fiscal highlights & Annual Reports

Science Spotlight
Monthly review of Center-authored papers



Fred Hutch News

        Get updates via email.