Vaccine "could cut cervical cancer deaths 76 pct"


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  • Monday, 04 Sep 2006

The vaccine known as Cervarix prevents infection from two strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV) which account for about 70 percent of cases of cervical cancer. 

In a computer model study sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline Plc and presented at a medical conference in Prague, the researchers predicted the impact the vaccine would have in Britain if all 12 year-old girls were vaccinated. 

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