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Let’s talk about HPV: 6 common questions answered

We want to have a conversation about human papillomavirus (HPV), starting with 6 questions about HPV people frequently ask our Cancer Research UK nurses.

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WHO’s plans to create a ‘cervical cancer-free future’

Last year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced their plans to create a global strategy to accelerate the elimination of cervical cancer as a public health problem.

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HPV vaccine reduces cervical cancer risk

Long awaited study results have confirmed that the quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine substantially reduces invasive cervical cancer risk.  

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Preventing cervical cancer: how a screening switch and HPV vaccination should cut cancer rates

Cervical cancer rates are predicted to fall following the introduction of HPV primary screening this year.

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Boys should be given HPV jab, says vaccine committee. Here’s what happens next.

The Joint Committee for Vaccination and Immunisation has recommended that boys are offered the HPV vaccine. We look at what this could mean and next steps.

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5 ways research can help prevent cancer

Following our research on how lifestyle affects cancer risk, we look at how research into vaccines, screening and drugs could also help prevent cancers.

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The HPV vaccine and cervical screening: how many tests do you need?

New research shows women who have had the HPV vaccine may only need 3 cervical screens in their entire life, rather than the 12 that are standard in the UK.

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6 things you need to know about cervical screening

For Cervical Screening Awareness Week we answer some commonly asked questions around who the procedure is for, and what it involves.

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World Cancer Day 2017: liver cancer, a global challenge thanks to viruses and alcohol

In part 3 of our World Cancer Day series, we take a look at how liver cancer affects different regions across the world.

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World Cancer Day 2017: how to prevent cervical cancer cases around the globe

In the second part of our World Cancer Day series, we take a look at cervical cancer rates in different parts of the world. Read on to find out what can be done to prevent the disease in the future.

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