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Into the archives: the story of HPV and cervical cancer

From strengthening the understanding of the link between HPV and cervical cancer, to working towards reducing cervical cancer to the point where almost no one develops it, our history with this particular disease goes way back.

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HPV testing could cut cervical cancers by a third

Testing women for HPV first to detect abnormal cells in the cervix, could prevent around 600 cases of cervical cancer a year in England.

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HPV test for oral cancers may improve patient outcomes and treatments

A new test designed to classify tonsil and throat cancers into one of two groups should help deliver the right treatment to the right patients.

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HPV testing in screening programme saves 3,500 women from unnecessary tests

Testing for the human papillomavirus (HPV) as part of cervical screening reduces the number of women unnecessarily going on for further tests by over a third, new research shows today.

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Two HPV tests better than one for cervical screening

Doing the human papillomavirus (HPV) test twice with a short interval between tests would reduce the number of women having unnecessary treatment, new research shows.

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HPV testing and vaccination could cut cervical screening to twice in a lifetime

Women who have had the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine could need only two HPV screening tests for the rest of their lives according to new calculations being presented at the NCRI Cancer Conference in Liverpool.

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