CERVICALCANCER:
FDA OKs First 'Biosimilar' Drug to Fight Cancer: New biologic could help drive down the cost of care, agency says
HPV Test Alone OK for Cervical Cancer Screening Over 30: Expert Panel: New advisory says women can get the screen once every 5 years, in lieu of Pap tests every 3 years
HPV Vaccine May Even Protect Women Who Never Got It: 'Herd immunity' effect shows U.S. females now less likely to contract the cancer-causing virus
Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports: Agency head calls persistent geographic gap a 'significant public health problem'
Too Many Americans Still Go Without Cancer Screenings: Report shows uninsured had lowest rates of mammograms, Pap tests and colonoscopies
More Cancers Caught Early Since Obamacare: Access to screening likely behind the boost, cancer experts say
Cervical Cancer May Leave Lasting Imprint on Survivors: Some symptoms, such as fatigue and insomnia, are still a problem long after treatment
Just 1 in 5 Mentally Ill Women Gets Cervical Cancer Screenings: Rates of the disease tend to be higher in this group, researcher says
4 in 10 U.S. Adults Under 60 Carry HPV: But vaccine should turn the tide against virus that can cause cancer, sexual health expert says
'Cancer Profile' Is Changing for Americans With HIV: AIDS-linked tumors predicted to decline by 2030
Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancers: Still, more progress is needed and racial disparities remain, U.S. report finds
Another Study Ties Obesity to Certain Cancers: Digestive organs may be hardest hit by too much weight, study suggests
Prison Time Can Be Deadly … to Health: Inmates at elevated risk of developing cancer, dying from their disease, study finds
Screening, HPV Vaccine Can Prevent Cervical Cancer: FDA: Agency recommends getting inoculated between 9 and 26 years old
HPV Vaccine Doesn't Eliminate Need for Pap Test: Women who've been immunized still need the screen every 3 to 5 years, cancer specialists say
U.S. Deaths From Cervical Cancer May Be Underestimated: Rates rose when latest study excluded women who'd already undergone hysterectomy
Sexual Pain for Women With Cancer Should Not Be Overlooked: Report: Doctors should rule out physical causes before declaring discomfort is all in a patient's head, specialist says
Routine School Vaccine Requirements Raise HPV Shot Rates, Too: There may be a 'spillover' effect when kids get other mandated immunizations, study finds
Are Fewer Cervical Cancer Screenings Needed After HPV Vaccine?: Less testing could reduce risk of false positives and save money, researchers say
A Doctor's Words Key to Whether Child Gets HPV Vaccine: Parents most receptive to messages about the shot's effectiveness, safety and the cancers it prevents, study finds
HPV Vaccine More Effective Than Thought: Study: Prevents lesions that could cause cervical cancer by 50 percent, researchers say
HPV-Linked Cancers Still Climbing in U.S.: Majority of 39,000 annual cases are preventable, CDC says
Study Hints at HPV Vaccine's Cancer Prevention Promise: Fewer vaccinated young women had abnormalities tied to cervical cancer
Inactive Women May Face Higher Risk for Cervical Cancer: But study found just 30 minutes of exercise a week might lower chances of disease
Vaccine Has Cut HPV Infection Rate in Teen Girls by Two-Thirds: Study: Still, too few girls and boys getting vaccinated against the virus that causes cervical cancer, other malignancies, researchers say