Richard Schlegel, MD, PhD, professor and chair of the department of pathology and director of the Center for Cell Reprogramming at Georgetown University Medical Center, talked about the need to increase vaccination rates for human papillomavirus (HPV) and decrease the global burden of cervical cancer at Doctors Speak Out on April 30.
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WASHINGTON — In response to low national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV), Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center joined with other top cancer centers in a joint statement urging increased HPV vaccination for the prevention of cancer. These institutions collectively recognize insufficient vaccination as a public health threat and call upon the nations’ health care providers, young adults and parents to take advantage of the opportunity to prevent cancers.
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