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CERVICAL CANCER - PREVENTION & SCREENING
Mortality due to cervical cancer can be reduced by prevention, early detection & treatment.
Vaccination may be started as early as 9 years old.
Vaccination may reduce the incidence of HPV-related disease.
Screening for cervical cancer after vaccination is still recommended because only 70% of the virus types associated w/ invasive cervical cancer consist of HPV 16 & 18 types & women may not be entirely protected if they have been infected w/ other HPV types prior to vaccination.

Cervical Cancer - Prevention & Screening Drug Information

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Indication: Prevention of cervical, vulvar, vag cancer, precancerous or dysplastic lesions & genital warts caused by H...

Indication: Prevention of premalignant anogenital lesions & cervical & anal cancers caused by oncogenic human papi...

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