The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine and cervical cancer: uptake and next steps.

@article{Gorin2011TheHP,
  title={The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine and cervical cancer: uptake and next steps.},
  author={Sherri N Sheinfeld Gorin and Beth Glenn and Rebecca B. Perkins},
  journal={Advances in therapy},
  year={2011},
  volume={28 8},
  pages={615-39}
}
Infection with a high-risk type of the human papillomavirus (HPV) is a major contributing factor in the vast majority of cervical cancers. Dissemination of the HPV vaccine is critical in reducing the risk of the disease. This descriptive review of HPV vaccine uptake in papers published between 2006 and 2011 focuses on studies conducted in girls and young women. In the United States, rates of immunization as per the protocol for teens (age 13-17 years) range from 6% to 75% and those for young… CONTINUE READING
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