Scientists suspect low-dose effects have led to global epidemic
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But, due to aging population, actual number of cancer deaths is rising
But screening rules for women changed recently, so impact of the shots remains unclear, researchers say
Two large international trials suggest single immunization may be as good as two or three
Women who followed it most closely saw significant reduction in risk, study suggests
Shrinking the tumor beforehand seems to raise quality of life without shortening survival, study finds
But, while they remain at risk of infection, immunizing boys may not be cost-effective, study says
These include tests for colon, breast and cervical malignancies
The sooner, the better, researchers found
Protection may go beyond cervical infection
Experimental vaccine and cancer drug each slow disease progression, researchers find
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