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HPV jab should be given to boys, committee says

Adolescent boys as well as girls should get the vaccine, an advisory committee says.

Published
18 July 2018
From
BBC Health
JCVI announcement on HPV vaccination for boys: HPV Action's press release

HPV Action welcomes today’s JCVI statement on HPV vaccination for boys and calls on the Department of Health and Social Care to accept the JCVI’s advice and without further delay announce that boys will be included in the national HPV vaccination programme.

Published
18 July 2018
From
HPV Action
Lung Cancer Incidence in HIV Remains High Years After Smoking Cessation

The incidence of lung cancer remains increased 5 years after smoking cessation in people with HIV, according to data published in Clinical Infectious Diseases.

Published
11 July 2018
From
Infectious Disease Advisor
HPV test is better than Pap smear at detecting precancerous cervical changes, study says

A test for HPV detects precancerous changes of the cervix earlier and more accurately than the Pap smear, according to a large clinical trial published Tuesday.

Published
03 July 2018
From
Washington Post
Lung Cancer Risk and Screening With HIV -- and an Intriguing New Treatment Opportunity

Is suspicion of lung cancer high enough among HIV clinicians?

Published
03 July 2018
From
The Body PRO
Superior AIDS-Kaposi’s Sarcoma Treatment Identified

A clinical trial funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and National Cancer Institute comparing three chemotherapy regimens in combination with antiretroviral treatment (ART) for treatment of advanced AIDS-Kaposi’s sarcoma patients in Africa and South America has ended early. Interim data showed that participants who were treated with paclitaxel plus ART had better tumor outcomes than participants who received the other treatment regimens.

Published
27 June 2018
From
National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
We Cannot Delay Any Further - Boys Should Be Given The HPV Vaccine Now

We have the medical evidence to prove that the HPV vaccine works and is also cost-effective.The HPV vaccine should be made available to boys through a school-based immunisation programme.

Published
20 June 2018
From
Huffington Post
HPV jabs will be offered to thousands of teen boys on the NHS as well as girls to protect against deadly cancer virus

Boys will now be offered the HPV vaccine for the first time in Britain. Previously only girls were given the jab with boys left at risk of cancer.

Published
18 June 2018
From
Daily Mail
Ten years on since the start of the HPV vaccine programme – what impact is it having?

Ten years ago the UK introduced the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination into the national routine programme, which is offered to adolescent girls in secondary school.This means that this generation will be well protected from developing cervical cancer in the future, which is caused by HPVs 99% of the time.

Published
18 June 2018
From
Public Health England
Cancer Treatment Disparities in Elderly HIV-Infected Americans Warrant Attention

A study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases found that cancer treatment rates for HIV-infected seniors were lowest among the younger subset of patients, who would likely benefit most from treatment in terms of life expectancy.

Published
11 June 2018
From
Infectious Disease Advisor
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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