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Can You Die From Cervical Cancer

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vaccine for Cervical cancer/HPV?

I was listening to some coverage of the 25years of AIDS or related program and thought they mentioned a vaccine that they were getting good results for slowing or stopping cervical, vaginal, and vulvar cancer. Have you heard of such a drug? I have...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Human Papilloma virus (HPV) infection is the major cause of cervical cancers. However, not all women who are infected with HPV will develop cervical cancer. Moreover, while there are many different types Read more »

Cervical Cancer resources

I would like a good resource for information on HIV and treatment of cervical cancer, in particular... Read more »

I had cervical cancer; Am I more prone to other cancers?

I had cervical cancer (I am HIV positive) and I would like to know if that is an open door to... Read more »
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HPV, Anal Cancer and Cervical Cancer in HIV-Infected People

...known as cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, or CIN. It's well known that this is a lesion that has the potential to progress to cervical cancer. We have a pap smear screening system in place now, which is designed to detect the high-grade... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Merck Cervical Cancer Vaccine Cleared for Use in Girls, Women

... On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration approved Gardasil, the first vaccine to prevent cervical cancer, for use by females ages 9-26. Merck & Co.'s vaccine protects against human papillomavirus (HPV) strains 16 and 18, which account Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S. OKs Glaxo's Cervical Cancer Shot

...U.S. females ages 10 to 25. Cervarix fights two strains of the STD human papillomavirus (HPV) linked to about 70 percent of cervical cancers. In company studies, it was 93 percent effective in preventing a pre-cancerous change associated with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Experts Try to Close Health Care Gap

...non-white Floridians is 23 percent higher than among whites, and blacks account for more than half of all state residents with HIV. Cervical cancer, on the decline nationally, continues to kill a disproportionate number of Florida minority women,... Read more »
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Cervical Cancer??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...because my doctor will need a new authorization. Has anyone had a similar circumstance? I'm scared that this could turn into cervical cancer while I'm awaiting the procedure. Any info would be greatly appreciated! The more I think about it, the... Read more »

Having trouble staying med compliant

Posted by longislandfuzz, 6 Replies
Why is taking meds regularly such problem for me???? Anyone out there with tips or resources (online chats, literature, etc) to help me stay more compliant with my meds? Was looking to find a Med buddy/peer" that would check in to make sure that I... Read more »

Is it true

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...that women with HIV will always have abnormal papsmears? Also, a high possiblity to contract cervical cancer if they have HPV?? Read more »

do genital warts cause cancer in men

Posted by team1, 1 Reply
...they do cause cervical cancer in women among other things. but its been stated that the warts are harmless to men? is that true? Read more »