HPV Vaccination Linked to Lower Cervical Cancer Incidence

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Scripps MD Anderson expert shares insights with CBS 8

A young black girl and her black doctor discuss how the HPV vaccine lowers cervical cancer incidence.

Scripps MD Anderson expert shares insights with CBS 8

World Vaccination Week takes place in late April to raise awareness about the vital role vaccines play in disease prevention. CBS 8 News interviewed Teresa Longoria, MD, about a recent national report that links the HPV vaccine with a 65% reduction in cervical cancer incidence in recent years. Dr. Longoria is a gynecologic oncologist with Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center and is a Scripps Clinic physician.

Watch the CBS 8 News story: HPV Vaccine Linked to Reduction in Cervical Cancer

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