Cervical cancer, human papillomavirus, and vaccination

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: (Published 10 November 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:1120

We wrongly made a last minute change to the title of the box in this editorial by Catherine M Lowndes and O Noel Gill (BMJ 2005;331:915-6, 22 Oct). The title should have remained as agreed with the authors, as “Some important questions for a programme for HPV vaccination” (not “Questions before starting an HPV vaccination programme”—as many of the questions listed would be impossible to answer before the vaccine is introduced). For more discussion on this, see rapid responses accompanying the editorial (


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