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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Published on: 03 January, 2013
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