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In fact, there are even types of vaccines, known simply as cancer vaccines, that can prevent or potentially treat cancer.
Vaccines prevent serious, sometimes deadly, diseases, but are they safe?
Widespread vaccination could potentially eliminate cervical, anal, oral and other HPV-related cancers.
Human psychology and social media may be to blame for the spread of negative attitudes toward vaccines.
Do you need a measles booster or will the vaccine you had as a child protect you?
At press time, more than 700 cases of the highly contagious disease were confirmed in 22 states so far.
HIV, anti-vaxxers, dengue fever and weak primary health care make the World Health Organization’s list of priorities.
But new vaccines hold promise for prevention.
The approach, called an implantable cancer treatment vaccine, is being tested in a small phase 1 clinical trial.
In a survey, parents ranked “It can prevent some types of cancer” as the best reason for their children to receive the vaccine.
Only 40 percent of girls and 21 percent of boys are receiving the recommended three doses of the human papillomavirus vaccine.
Help spread the word during January for National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and throughout the year.
New HPV vaccine protects against nine types of cancer-causing virus.
Study finds that the Gardasil 9 shot reduces the risk of developing HPV-associated cervical and vulval cancers and vaginal diseases.
Do you know what vaccines are recommended for your age?
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