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WATCH: 700,000 school girls to get free anti-cervical cancer vaccine

Aug 07, 2017 - 8:27 PM

The Department of Health widens the coverage of its school based HPV immunization program to female public school students aged 9 to 12 years old in 47 provinces

700,000 girls to get cervical cancer protection in schools

Aug 07, 2017 - 3:30 PM

UPDATED Female students aged 9 to 12 enrolled in public schools can get the HPV vaccine for free

PREVENTING CERVICAL CANCER. Grade 4 students at the Addition Hills Integrated School get free HPV vaccination from the DOH. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Kids aged 11-12 need just two doses of cancer vaccine

Oct 21, 2016 - 9:59 AM

Those aged 15 26 should continue to receive 3 doses says the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men face higher risk of cancers linked to oral sex

Feb 14, 2016 - 1:12 AM

For men the risk of HPV driven cancers of the head and neck rise along with the number of oral sex partners researchers say

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‘Implement RH law properly to fight cervical cancer’

May 14, 2015 - 3:52 PM

Many of the factors that increase a woman s risk of developing cervical cancer can be prevented if government promotes sex education and reproductive health

Health advocates worry about HPV vaccination in August

May 13, 2015 - 11:50 PM

Women groups say more informed discussion about the human papillomavirus and cervical cancer should be done before free vaccines are given to young girls in August 2015

Girls in PH’s poorest provinces to get cervical cancer protection

Apr 21, 2015 - 8:19 PM

See the list of provinces where the health department will provide free HPV vaccine for 300 000 female Grade IV students

Douglas denies blaming oral sex for cancer

Jun 04, 2013 - 8:01 AM

But the paper involved the Guardian stuck to its guns and posted an audio clip of the interview on its website

NOPE, DID NOT SAY THAT. Michael Douglas' spokesperson denies that he said his cancer was caused by a sexually transmitted disease. Photo from the Michael Douglas Facebook page

Michael Douglas blames cancer on sex life

Jun 03, 2013 - 11:01 AM

Veteran actor Michael Douglas reveals his cancer was caused by a sexually transmitted disease

CANCER CAUSED BY HPV. Michael Douglas reveals his cancer was caused by a sexually transmitted disease. Photo from the Michael Douglas Facebook page