HPV vaccination still low among U.S. teen girls

01/7/2013 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Only about 32% of 13- to 17-year-olds received three doses of the HPV vaccine in 2010, with coverage substantially lower among the uninsured and in some Southern states, researchers from the American Cancer Society found. They also noted an increase in the incidence rates of two HPV-related cancers, oropharynx and anus. The findings appear in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

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