Health Alert: HPV Vaccination Helps Prevent Cervical Cancer

The Human Papilloma Virus Vaccination can protect women from cervical cancer.

Posted: May. 16, 2018 7:39 AM
Updated: May. 16, 2018 7:39 AM
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MEDFORD, Ore. -- A human papilloma virus vaccination can protect add protection against cervical cancer.
A study shows women who have the vaccine were less likely to get the disease.
It is recommended that kids get the vaccination between ages nine and 14.
The human pappiloma virus is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases with 79 million americans infected.
It can cause genital warts and lesions.
These can turn into cancer if they are left untreated.
Cervical cancer kills thousands of women every year and is the fourth most frequently diagnosed cancers around the world.

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