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U.S. Taxpayer Funded Initiative Trains Dentists to Push HPV Vaccine

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In recent years, government health agencies, cancer societies, as well as the American Dental Association (ADA), have attempted to recruit dentists to advocate for patients to get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to prevent oral cancers. An HPV Vaccine Roundtable initiative, funded largely by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), advises dentists […]

Cancer Rates Rising Among People Under 50 Years Old

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A 2022 study published in the journal Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology shows that incidence of cancers in adults under 50 years old has been increasing in the United States and many parts of the world since the 1990s.1 According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the rate of early-onset cancer cases in the U.S. grew […]

American Cancer Society Tells Doctors to Give Nine-Year-Old Children HPV Vaccine

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The American Cancer Society (ACS) updated its guidelines for human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination on July 8, 2020 and now recommends that doctors and other healthcare providers routinely administer the two-dose HPV vaccination series to boys and girls between the ages of nine and 10.1 Currently, the federal Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends […]

Half of Americans Will Be Diagnosed With Cancer by 2030

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Cancer is an “abnormal growth of cells.” That is perhaps the most succinct description of the disease, which is really more a group of diseases since there are more than 100 types of cancer. Cancer cells are malignant—meaning that they can invade and spread to different parts of the body, forming solid tumors (masses of […]

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