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Changes in Immunization Practices May Reduce Oral Cancer

 
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Routine HPV vaccination has to be implemented very soon, for both boys and girls."

Given the information to date, the sooner the ACIP includes in their recommendations that boys as well as girls receive the vaccine, the greater the impact on all HPV-related cancers will be.

Sources:
http://children.webmd.com/vaccines/news/20110623/can-hpv-vaccine-stop-throat-cancer
http://www.suite101.com/content/parents-refuse-their-girls-the-hpv-vaccine-a86860
http://cancer.about.com/od/hpvvaccine/a/hpv_vaccine_boys.htm http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1619814,00.html

Reviewed July 20, 2011
by Michele Blacksberg R.N.
Edited by Shannon Koehle

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