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CDC: More Girls Now Getting Cervical Cancer Vaccine

The government is reporting an increase in teenage girls getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine – but it’s not much of a bump.

07/24/2014

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FDA Mulls Pap Tests Versus HPV Screenings

The regularly scheduled pap smear — for many women, it’s a routine part of getting a checkup.

03/13/2014

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Medical Frontiers: March 4, 2013

On this edition of Medical Frontiers Dr. Pifer is joined by Dr. Fredric Price, an expert in gynecologic oncology.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/04/2013

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Opinion: Republicans Advances War On Women

Republican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.

06/29/2012

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HPV Vaccine Enters Political Debate

GOP presidential hopeful Congresswoman Michele Bachmann talked about a tearful woman who says her daughter was harmed by the HPV vaccine. Despite no scientific evidence behind her statement, doctors fear the damage has been done.

09/16/2011

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HPV Vaccine Gains Popularity Among Boys

A vaccine initially approved for girls to prevent cervical cancer is now gaining popularity with boys.

09/01/2011

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