Home > Medical > Cervical cancer > News News All sections in Cervical Cancer » About Cervical Cancer » Cervical Cancer Vaccine » FAQs » Cervical Cancer News » Real-life Story Many US women skip cervical cancer screenings According to a report by the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1 in 10 women, aged 21 to 65 have gone for years without screening for cervical cancer. HPV vaccine provides long-lasting protection The human papillomavirus vaccine appears to protect against the sexually transmitted virus for at least eight years. HPV vaccine a great success in England A study provides an early indication that the national HPV immunisation programme is successfully reducing vaccine-type HPV infections in sexually active young women in England. Quiz Cancer: are you at risk? » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz Am I eating to optimise my health? » Subscribe Newsletters » Medicines that changed history 10 famous breast cancer survivors SA schoolgirls to get cancer immunisation Primary school girls would be immunised this year against the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) that causes cervical cancer, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday. Don’t delay your pap smear Does the idea of a pap smear make you cringe? Don’t let cost or squeamishness put you off – cervical cancer kills... SA to fund cervical cancer vaccines for girls South Africa will become the first African country to fund cervical cancer vaccines for schoolgirls as this is a killer disease. Cervical cancer kills more than breast cancer A report says cervical cancer is alarmingly common among Southern African women and it affects roughly 1 in 36. Cervical cancer screening after 50 saves lives A study suggests that cervical cancer screening beyond age 50 saves lives and remains beneficial to women up to age 69. One dose of HPV vaccine may prevent cervical cancer A single dose – rather than the recommended three – of a vaccine against the sexually transmitted disease HPV may be enough to ward off cervical cancer, researchers have found. HPV a cause of oropharyngeal cancer in US youth The sexually transmitted human papillomavirus may be behind the sharp rise in cases of throat and mouth cancers among young American adults. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Is your baby dehydrated? How to tell. Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health!