Tara Walhart

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BACKGROUND Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection worldwide. It is also the most common STI in adolescents. This highlights a great clinical and public health concern that must be addressed. Parents are typically involved in the clinical decision-making process of vaccine(More)
AIMS This paper presents a discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of redefining human papillomavirus-related anal intraepithelial neoplasia as a problem of sexually active people by using Kingdon's Multiple Streams Theory to examine possible policy solutions for increasing anal cancer screening. BACKGROUND Human papillomavirus is the most common(More)
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  • The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS…
  • 2015
Persistent oncogenic human papillomavirus (HPV) infection increases the probability that precancerous anal high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions will progress to invasive anal cancer. Anal neoplasia associated with HPV disproportionately affects HIV-infected individuals, especially men who have sex with men. Prevention is limited to HPV vaccine(More)
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