January 8th, 2016

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

By msequeira
Cosette Wheeler, PhD

Cosette Wheeler, PhD

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is one of the major causes of cervical cancer but the HPV vaccine can prevent most cases of the disease. Cosette Wheeler, PhD, is an international expert on HPV and is a member of the team that is drafting a national consensus statement on HPV vaccination.

Read about Dr. Wheeler's HPV work in Cancer.

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