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HPV Vaccine May Be Safe and Protective
Cancer vaccines are one of the fastest growing areas of cancer research, and one of the few vaccines that has already proven its worth is a vaccine to prevent cervical cancer, which is most commonly caused by a viral infection. In this article, Medscape reports that the vaccine also offers long lasting protection to patients.
Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is highly immunogenic and safe and offers protection for up to 4.5 years, according to followup results of a randomized study published in the April 6 Early Online Publication issue of The Lancet.
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