In Cervical Cancer Fight, 1 Shot Could be Enough, Study Published in Cancer Prevention Research Reveals

Published: Nov 04, 2013

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A national study released Monday suggests that one shot may be enough to prevent cervical cancer — opening the possibility of cheaper and easier vaccinations in the future. Reducing the number of doses from the three shots now required could be particularly helpful in developing nations and poverty-stricken U.S. regions such as Appalachia, where patients get cervical cancer at high rates but face difficulties accessing health care and paying for the vaccine.

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