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MMWR: HPV–Attributable Cancers — United States, 2012–2016

Posted on August 22, 2019

Blog: National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO)

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common virus that can lead to certain types of cancer later in life. The current HPV vaccine could prevent 92% percent of cancers attributable to HPV. A new CDC study found that there were 43,999 HPV-associated cancers (cancers in organ sites where HPV often causes cancer) from 2012 through 2016. […]

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