Vaccinating Against Cervical Cancer

Sun, 11 Feb 2007 09:00 PM EST

... Since last year, it has become possible to vaccinate against the human papillomavirus (HPV) that causes most cases of cervical cancer, but countries face tough decisions before making the vaccine widely available. The excitement surrounding the HPV vaccine is not surprising given that half a million women a year develop cervical cancer and half of those die as a result. [click link for full article] ...