In recognition of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, Sangini Sheth, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at Yale Cancer Center, shares her motivation for caring for patients with cervical cancer and researching new therapies for the disease
- November 18, 2021Source: US News
Young people were more likely to have received an HPV vaccine in places where they could give consent without their parents, researchers found, improving access to an important tool for cancer prevention.
- November 16, 2021
Several Yale Cancer Center faculty have authored chapters in a newly released book, A New Deal For Cancer: Lessons from a 50 Year War.
- November 15, 2021
The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, which is recommended for children between ages 11 and 12, is highly effective at preventing cervical cancer. But in the United States, only 54% of adolescents are fully vaccinated against HPV, a rate lower than those of other adolescent vaccines, including those preventing meningitis, tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis.
- November 15, 2021Source: YaleNews
A new Yale study finds that an important strategy for improving vaccination rates could be allowing adolescents to consent for the HPV vaccine without parental involvement, which is already a policy in a handful of U.S. states.
- June 01, 2021Source: Connecticut Magazine
Finding a great physician can be difficult. That’s why we’ve partnered with Castle Connolly, a leading national health care research company, to bring you our biggest guide ever to Connecticut’s most recommended health practitioners. Here are the results of the doctor-voted survey.
- May 20, 2021
Yale Cancer Center Among Top U.S. Cancer Centers Calling for Urgent Action to Get Cancer-Preventing HPV Vaccination Back on Track
Yale Cancer Center has partnered with 71 other National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers to issue a joint statement urging the nation’s physicians, parents, and young adults to get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination back on track.
- March 19, 2021Source: Parade
HPV (human papillomavirus) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). How common? More than 79 million people have it right now. And experts estimate that about 14 million people get infected every year.
- March 04, 2021
A World Without Cervical Cancer: Preventive Medicine publishes special issue to further global efforts to eliminate deadly disease
Recognizing the urgent public health issue concerning Cervical Cancer, the editorial team of Preventive Medicine is publishing a special issue titled “From Science to Action to Impact: Eliminating Cervical Cancer,” which outlines the required courses of action to eliminate cervical cancer featuring Yale's Dr. Linda Niccolai.
- March 04, 2021
Fifteen School of Medicine faculty members are among the newest group elected to the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering.