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Major study confirms HPV vaccines prevent cervical cancer

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Maegan Vazquez and Barbara Starr, CNN - The human papillomavirus or HPV spreads through intimate contact during sex with someone who is infected. In some women, an HPV infection will persist and lead to cervical cancer. HPV vaccines protect against cervical cancer in young women, especially when the women are vaccinated between the ages of 15 and 26, a new Cochrane Report finds.



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