Beating Cervical Cancer

Fahey, Jonathan
October 2005
Forbes Asia;10/31/2005, Vol. 1 Issue 6, p16
The article reports on the results of the trial for a vaccine that could prevent human papilloma virus (HPV) which causes genital warts and cervical cancer conducted by Merck. 100 percent of women who received the vaccine were protected against HPV. An estimated 20 million men and women in the U.S. acquired HPV through sex. The company plans to apply for regulatory approval for the vaccine.


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