Published in Women's Health Weekly, December 8th, 2005
"[Our] review describes human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines in development, summarizes data regarding safety and efficacy of these vaccines, and discusses key issues related to HPV vaccine implementation. Evidence from epidemiologic and genetic studies has confirmed that HPV infection is a necessary cause of cervical cancer and contributes to the development of other cancers. HPV infection also may cause nonmalignant conditions such as external genital warts and recurrent respiratory papillomatosis," investigators in the United States report.
"Over the past decade,...
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