Over two-thirds of Americans are currently infected with human papillomavirus (HPV), according to researchers who presented the findings of a new survey at a meeting of the American Society for Microbiology.
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According to a survey released by the National Women's Health Resource Center (NWHRC), a non-profit organization dedicated to health education, many Seattle women lack an understanding about cervical cancer and are not accessing the tools to prevent it. The survey shows that while 79 percent of Seattle women surveyed have seen or read about the human papillomavirus (HPV), only half (53 percent) believe cervical cancer can be prevented—despite the availability of HPV-based prevention tools.
According to a survey released by the National Women's Health Resource Center (NWHRC), a non-profit organization dedicated to health education, many Chicago women lack an understanding about cervical cancer and are not accessing the tools to prevent it. The survey shows that while 81 percent of Chicago women surveyed have seen or read about the human papillomavirus (HPV), less than half (48 percent) believe cervical cancer can be prevented - despite the availability of HPV-based prevention tools.
The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) is ‘going viral’ to do battle against the human papillomavirus (HPV). The UDOH Cancer Control Program (UCCP) has launched the Cervical Cancer Prevention Contest to get young men and women talking about how to prevent the disease that is most often caused by the sexually-transmitted HPV infection.