Childhood HPV Vaccination ‘Profoundly’ Cuts Cervical Disease in Young Women

April 10, 2019

(Reuters) – Young women who received human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines as adolescents had significantly lower rates of a condition that’s a precursor to cervical cancer, in a nationwide study in Scotland. “The magnitude of the effect is greater than expected,” study author Dr. Tim Palmer from the University of Edinburgh told Reuters Health by email.