Reducing the prevalence of cancer
The HPV vaccine is effective at stopping girls getting the types of HPV that cause most cervical cancers (the most common form of cancer in under 35yr old women), and some other anal and genital cancers and cancers of the head and neck.
It's important to have both doses to be protected.Cervical cancer info
Reduction of cervical disease and HPV vaccine
Safe and effective
HPV and Cancer
Ethnic disparities in vaccine and cervical screening
Aluminium adjuvant used in vaccines
Adjuvants are added to vaccines to enhance the ability to provoke an immune response of weak antigens and improve the overall potency of the vaccine (O'Hagan 2009; Coffman 2010).
Aluminium, in the form of aluminium salts, is the most frequently used adjuvant, introduced in vaccination programmes worldwide (Tritto 2009) and there no evidence that aluminium salts in vaccines cause any serious or long-lasting adverse events. (Jefferson, 2004).Read more