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The human papillomavirus: beyond cervical cancer

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The teenage years usually leave strong memories that persist for the rest of our lives. These are years of many changes, much growth, physical and emotional, and consequently, the loss of innocence and the beginning of responsibilities. For young people, one of these responsibilities, shared with their parents, is associated with the decision to be vaccinated or not against the human papillomavirus (HPV). Vaccination is recommended as a preventive measure against the possibility of developing cervical cancer later on, should they become infected with the virus .

Facts about HPV and cervical cancer

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Dalissa Zeda Sánchez / dalissa.zeda@gfrmedia.com

This article explains and describes the causes, symptoms and facts about the Human Papiloma Virus (HPV) and cervical cancer.

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Few vaccinated against human papilloma virus

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Marga Parés Arroyo / mpares@elnuevodia.com

The vaccination against human papilloma virus (HPV) in Puerto Rico has been under the expected levels. The vaccines against HPV is the only vaccine known to help prevent cancer.

 

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