ICYMI: June 24, 2016

Published on June 24, 2016

Updated on February 28, 2020


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NOTE: The Prevent Cancer Foundation recognizes the need for increased awareness on the connection between viruses and cancer. That’s why we launched Think About the Link, a multi-year education campaign that aims to increase screening rates for the viruses, increase immunization rates for HPV and hepatitis B and raise awareness of and access to available treatment options for hepatitis C.

Cancer doctors leading campaign to boost use of HPV vaccine

SUNDAY, June 19, 2016 (The Washington Post) — The nation’s leading cancer doctors are pushing pediatricians and other providers to help increase use of the HPV vaccine, which studies show could help avert tens of thousands of cancer cases during young Americans’ lives. Yet a decade after its controversial introduction, the vaccine remains stubbornly underused even as some of those diseases surge.

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