human papillomavirus (HPV)

Shots, myths & cash: The perilous road to curbing cancer

Sophie Cousins

Before 2011, this country couldn’t screen for cervical cancer let alone prevent it. Since then everything’s changed.


Cervical cancer's deadly contradiction

Mia Malan

Despite cervical cancer being the most preventable form of cancer, it is afflicting more South African women than any other kind.


Men equally at risk of HPV infection

Ina Skosana

Boys should also be vaccinated for the Human Papillomavirus, which is the leading cause of cervical cancer, according to a report.


Are vaccines a shot in the dark?

Amy Green

SA spends an enormous amount on preventative medicine but no one can tell where the failures are.


It's no breeze to explain birds 'n bees

Ramatamo Sehoai

The HPV vaccine roll-out is prompting parents to rethink how they talk to children about sex.