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Prophylactic HPV vaccine: A giant leap for mankind and … questions for our society

Article is in French.

From the Abstract on PubMed: "Cervical cancer remains a major public health problem in the world. The strong link between human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer brings us the opportunity to develop a prevention against HPV infection through vaccination. (the) HPV vaccine must be proposed to young women "HPV-naive" before beginning of their sexual activity. But questions arise for our society: when to perform it, who would be on charge, inclusion of boys also, parental approval, adaptation of cervical screening and high cost."