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Top US cancer centers push for more use of HPV vaccine

BMJ 2016; 352 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i601 (Published 29 January 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i601
  1. Michael McCarthy
  1. 1Seattle

Sixty nine of the top cancer centers in the United States have issued a joint letter calling for more widespread use of the vaccines against human papillomavirus (HPV). In the letter, released 28 January, the National Cancer Institute designated cancer centers called the low rate of uptake of HPV vaccines in the US “a serious public health threat.”

The centers noted that …

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