Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine - Barts and The London

Trial of HPV vaccine completed: more effective cancer prevention

Trial of HPV vaccine completed: more effective cancer prevention

A new HPV (human papilloma virus) vaccine that protects against 9 types of the virus – 7 of which cause most cases of cervical cancer – has now been fully tested in a trial co-organised by  The new vaccine offers significantly greater protection than the current vaccine, which protects against only two cancer-causing types of HPV.

Date added: Tuesday, August 8, 2017