HPV Vaccination Reducing Pre-Cancer Rates in Young Women

Posted on October 11th, 2016 by msequeira

Cosette Wheeler, PhD

Cosette Wheeler, PhD

Cosette Wheeler, PhD, led a study on the impact HPV vaccination is having on the rate at which young women get pre-cancers of the cervix. She and her team used data from the New Mexico HPV Pap Registry, the only statewide surveillance program in the United States that includes complete cervical screening, diagnosis and treatment information since the HPV vaccine was introduced in 2007.

Read the press release and listen to Dr. Wheeler's interview with Mike Jaxson, KSVP-AM:

WGRZ-TV in Buffalo, NY, also talked about the research:

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