HPV-Related Cancers on Rise as Vaccination Rates Stay Low

As cancer rates overall continue to decline, HPV-related cancers of the esophagus and anus are on the rise, according to the Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer. At the same time, vaccination rates, which could stem the number of cancer deaths, still remain low. The report, published today in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, concludes that the spike in cancers thought to be caused by the human papilloma virus or HPV underscores the need for additional prevention...Full Story
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