HPV vaccinated women neglecting regular cervical cancer checks

Women who have been vaccinated against the human papillomavirus (HPV) are neglecting their 2-yearly Pap smears at higher rates than unvaccinated women, jeopardizing benefits of the vaccine, according to research published in the Medical Journal of Australia. Associate Professor Marion Saville, from the Victorian Cytology Service, and her coauthors found […] Read more »

HPV DNA Testing

HPV DNA Test Health care providers may choose to conduct a (HPV DNA Test) after performing a woman’s (Pap test) that has shown the presence of human papillomavirus (HPV) types 16 and 18 infected cells. Types 16 and 18 are usually present when cervical, vagina and vulva cancers are found […] Read more »