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Cervical cancer could be eliminated ‘within 30 years’ thanks to vaccine success

Cervical cancer could be eliminated 'within 30 years' thanks to vaccine success. Researchers in Scotland say the routine HPV vaccination of girls aged 12 to 13 has caused a dramatic reduction in cancer rates. Girls around the UK are given the HPV vaccine to protect them against the cancer-causing HPV virus A new study suggests that the success of a vaccine against cervical cancer means the condition could be eliminated within 30 years. Researchers in Scotland say the routine HPV vaccination of girls [...]