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HPV and HPV Vaccine Awareness: Where Are We?

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10.7727/wimj.2014.156

INTRODUCTION

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the causative agent for cervical cancer, which is one of the leading causes of gynaecologic cancer in developing countries (1). Cervical cancer is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in these countries. Globally, there are about 500 000 new cases with about 270 000 deaths per year, the majority of which are in developing countries (1, 2). In addition to cervical cancer, HPV infection has been associated with a number of other cancers and non-cancerous conditions in both men and women (3).

Accepted: 
19 Jun, 2014
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e-Published: 30 Jun, 2014

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