HPV vaccine

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HPV vaccine

A vaccine that protects against several types of human papillomavirus infection, specifically those associated with genital warts and cervical cancer.
See also: vaccine
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5) However, analysis of these issues appears to end in favor of HPV vaccination legislation and, until a similar vaccine is approved for males, the legislation seems to pass statutory and constitutional muster.
The study printed in the June issue of Lancet states that the HPV vaccination will substantially reduce the incidence of cervical cancer worldwide, if pre-adolescent girls and young women are vaccinated.
Dr Kevin Ault, of Emory University School of Medicine, Georgia, said: "The results provide strong evidence that implementation of HPV vaccination campaigns in pre-adolescent girls and young adult women will reduce rates of cervical cancer worldwide.
Lee stated, "Detection of HPV-16 L1 gene DNA fragments in non-B-conformation in post-mortem blood and spleen from a person who died suddenly and unexpectedly 6 months after quadrivalent HPV vaccination has not been previously reported and warrants further investigation.
School-based HPV vaccination programmes provide an opportunity for successful education about vaccination and screening.
Because these results "were replicated in a cohort of women naive to HPV-16 /18 infection at the time of vaccination" these results are "probably relevant to girls in the preferred age range for HPV vaccination (i.
Girls aged 12 to 13 are offered HPV vaccination on the NHS to protect against cervical cancer, the UK's most common cancer in women under the age of 35.
The Alabama Department of Public Health and Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalition's Third Time's the Charm campaign reminds parents, pediatricians, family practice physicians and college students of the importance of completing the three-dose HPV vaccination.
Contract notice: Conducting hpv vaccination of girls born in the years 2002, 2003 and 2004 from the eight municipalities of the subregion of szczecin and the right-bank part of szczecin, conducting information and educational actions for parents and children as part of the project prevention program entitled pl07.
In 2008 the HPV vaccination programme was launched in England to vaccinate girls aged 12-13 to help prevent cervical cancer.
Researchers gathered information from 339 participants about their demographics, knowledge and attitudes about HPV vaccination, and their sexual behaviors.
HPV-associated cancer incidence rates point to needed efforts to increase HPV vaccination coverage"