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The HPV Vaccine Prevents Lesions That Could Cause Cervical Cancer by 50 Percent (10/13/2016)

A recent report published online Sept. 29 in the journal JAMA Oncology suggests that the vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, which doctors believe causes most cases of cervical cancer, is more effective than previously thought. Human papillomaviruses consist of more than 100 different viruses. Some types of HPV cause warts on the hands or … Continue reading "The HPV Vaccine Prevents Lesions That Could Cause Cervical Cancer by 50 Percent"