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CDC recommends that boys get vaccinat...

CDC recommends that boys get vaccinated against HPV
The federal government is recommending that boys get vaccinated against HPV– but may find the virus’ connection to gay men and anal cancer a tough selling point. On Tuesday, a Centers for Disease Control panel recommended that boys ages 9-11 be vaccinated against human papilloma virus (HPV). The CDC already recommends girls be vac [...]

HPV Vaccines Differ in Cost-Effective...

HPV Vaccines Differ in Cost-Effectiveness and Cancer Deaths
Between the 2 vaccines now available for protection against human papilloma virus (HPV), the quadrivalent vaccine may have an advantage over the bivalent vaccine with respect to costs and quality of life, but the bivalent vaccine may prevent more deaths from cervical cancer, according to new research. Mark Jit, PhD, MPH, a mathematical modele [...]