Risk of Cervical Cancer After HPV Vaccination

Author(s): Maurie Markman

Journal Name: Current Pharmaceutical Design

Volume 19 , Issue 8 , 2013

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It will likely be more than 20 years before there is unequivocal evidence available that HPV vaccination decreases the incidence of invasive cervical cancer. However, existing data strongly suggests that as many as 440,000 cervical cancer cases and 220,000 deaths due to this malignancy will be prevented with the establishment of an effective worldwide HPV immunization program.

Keywords: Cervix cancer, Human papilloma virus, Cervix cancer prevention, HPV vaccination, incidence, invasive, deaths, malignancy, cases, immunization program

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Year: 2013
Published on: 03 January, 2013
Page: [1488 - 1489]
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.2174/1381612811319080015
Price: $65

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