HPV Vaccine and Cervical Cancer

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Learn about the importance of the HPV vaccine for preventing cervical cancer and head and neck cancers. (Video uploaded September 23, 2010)

Update: On October 5, 2018, the US Food and Drug Administration announced that it had expanded the approved use of the Gardasil 9 vaccine to include women and men aged 27 through 45 years. “Today’s approval represents an important opportunity to help prevent HPV-related diseases and cancers in a broader age range,” said Peter Marks, director of the FDA’s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, when making the announcement.