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HPV

The HPV vaccine could have prevented my cervical cancer

Posted on: Friday, 5th April 2019 by

"After the story came out, which showed that the rate of cervical abnormalities in young women in Scotland has gone down by 90%, I talked about it to every single patient who came into my practice. I wanted to shout about it from the rooftops!"

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We need to normalise HPV

Posted on: Wednesday, 19th September 2018 by

Laura, was diagnosed with Stage 1a1 cervical cancer in 2016 aged 29. She shares her experience of being told she had high-risk HPV.

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What is HPV testing all about?

Posted on: Friday, 11th August 2017 by

Today the NHS in Scotland has announced that it will be introducing HPV testing as the primary method for cervical screening from 2019, but what does this actually mean and how will it save lives?

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The HPV Vaccine – my thoughts on the JCVI’s announcement on extending it to boys

Posted on: Friday, 21st July 2017 by

10 myths about HPV

Posted on: Wednesday, 12th April 2017 by

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is responsible for 99.7% of cervical cancers, yet knowledge around this potentially cancer-causing virus is low. So what are some of the common myths about HPV?

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