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HPV vaccine

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PigletJohn Mon 29-Aug-16 21:23:26

Not something I follow much, but I was pleased to read this. I still think it should be routinely offered to boys as well, though, and must be offered before youngsters start thinking about becoming active.

www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-37211349

"A decade on, vaccine has halved cervical cancer rate"

"The world's first cancer vaccine was administered in Australia exactly 10 years ago.

Since then, the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine has been rolled out across 130 countries and halved the number of new cervical cancers.

The HPV vaccine also protects against cancers in the throat and mouth in both men and women"

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