Vaccination of boys or catch-up of girls above 11 years of age with the HPV-16/18 AS04-adjuvanted vaccine: where is the greatest benefit for cervical cancer prevention in Italy?

@inproceedings{Bonanni2015VaccinationOB,
  title={Vaccination of boys or catch-up of girls above 11 years of age with the HPV-16/18 AS04-adjuvanted vaccine: where is the greatest benefit for cervical cancer prevention in Italy?},
  author={Paolo Bonanni and Giovanni Gabutti and Nadia Demarteau and Sara Boccalini and Giuseppe La Torre},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Since 2007, a Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme against cervical cancer (CC) is implemented in Italy in 11-year-old girls. The extension of HPV vaccination to young adult women, or to 11-year-old boys could further reduce the CC burden, in the latter case from indirect effect on HPV transmission. The objective of the study was to… CONTINUE READING