Toronto Public Health is distributing information about a new vaccination program to protect young women from Human Papillomavirus (HPV), a common virus that can cause cervical cancer and genital warts.
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GARDASIL is indicated to help prevent cervical cancer, precancerous and low-grade cervical lesions, vulvar and vaginal precancers and genital warts caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) types 6, 11, 16 and 18.
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A potential advance in preventing cervical cancer.
GARDASIL cervical cancer vaccine is approved for Australian girls and women up to age 26.
As cervical cancer vaccine becomes more widely available, women need to understand the role of the vaccine and the need for continued screening in order to maximize cervical cancer prevention.
The discovery on cervical cancer prevention may be even more significant in developing countries where HPV related cervical cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in women.
Like previous studies on HPV in cervical cancer, the new research found that pre cancerous abnormalities primarily occurred in women infected with HPV 16 and 18, the targets of Gardasil.
Cancer technology researchers say that more lives might be saved cost effectively by applying human papillomavirus testing to women with borderline cervical smear results.
While HPV is a major cause of cervical cancer most women with HPV don't know they carry the virus..