Cervical cancer screening following prophylactic human papillomavirus vaccination.

  title={Cervical cancer screening following prophylactic human papillomavirus vaccination.},
  author={Eduardo L Franco and Jack Cuzick},
  volume={26 Suppl 1},
The recognition that infection with certain human papillomavirus (HPV) types is a necessary cause of cervical cancer has opened new fronts for the prevention of this disease. Primary prevention is now possible via immunization with highly efficacious HPV vaccines and secondary prevention has gained impetus with the advent of sensitive HPV DNA testing to improve traditional Pap cytology screening programs. Although universal vaccination of teenagers and young women is a desirable policy cost… CONTINUE READING
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