October 11, 2016

HPV Vaccination Reducing Pre-Cancer Rates in Young Women

By msequeira

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:

And Dr. Wheeler talked to Erica Zucco, KOB-TV:

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

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