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Medical Vaccine Protects Against Cervical Cancer

  1. May 18, 2006 #1


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    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060519/ap_on_he_me/cancer_vaccine;_ylt=As2BT9Y98c5wTyM9DynP.Vus0NUE;_ylu=X3oDMTA3czJjNGZoBHNlYwM3NTE- [Broken]

    FDA Panel: Vaccine Protects Against a Cancer
    It is recommended for girls and women (9-26), preferably before they become sexually active. There is also consideration to give it to boys and young men, so that they are less likely to transmit it to a partner. Sounds fair enought to me.
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    Yes! HOORAY! Thank goodness! Let's get this going ASAP! My dear friend's mother is now undergoing treatments for cervical cancer, and it all started with HPV.

    I heard the news about this vaccine almost a year ago, but I also heard that there were certain groups that opposed it coming to market because they thought it would encourage premarital sex and they were anxious to suppress the vaccine.:mad:
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