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BY Clayton R. Boldt, Ph.D.

MD Anderson Cancer Center researchers, together with collaborators from Mozambique, Brazil and the U.S., have been awarded a $5.1 million grant to evaluate innovative approaches to increase screening and prevention of cervical cancers in Mozambique, which has some of the highest rates of cervical cancer in the world.

The grant was awarded by the Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) program, sponsored by the U.S...

A collaborative project involving researchers from MD Anderson has been awarded a $5.1 million grant to evaluate innovative approaches to increase screening and prevention of cervical cancers in Mozambique.

BY Kathryn Boom

In Texas, the number is even lower. Only 33% of Texas teens were up to date. That’s a lot of room for improvement.

Having spent the...

BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

This fall, experts from MD Anderson, the American Dental Association (ADA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the University...

BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

Researchers have found that the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine may reduce the rate of oral HPV infections in young adults by as much as 88%. However, given the vaccine’s low rate of uptake in the U.S. – especially in males – the impact of the vaccine on oral HPV infections remains low.

This is the first study to explore the possible impact of HPV vaccination on oral HPV infections. The findings were presented by Maura...

HPV vaccine shown to be effective against oral infection

BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

As national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV) remain low, MD Anderson Cancer Center has again united with the...

BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

According to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), adolescent vaccination rates for the human...

BY MD Anderson staff

The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval of a new vaccine that targets five additional strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) fortifies...

BY La Chanda Ricks

“Is it possible to make cancer history?”

That’s a question Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome asked during a recent visit to MD Anderson...

BY Ronda Wendler

Since the 1940s, Pap tests have been successfully detecting cervical cancer in its early stages, before it has a chance to spread. When caught...