SPOTLIGHT: European agency endorses HPV vaccines

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The European Center for Disease Prevention and Control has provided a key endorsement of cervical cancer vaccines to prevent cancer. Its approval is likely to influence the policies of a long lineup of European countries. "Vaccinating young adolescent girls against the Human Papillomavirus is likely to reduce the number of women who develop cervical cancer, provided that cervical cancer screening programs are maintained," says a senior scientist. Report

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