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HPV vaccination almost completely eliminated cervical cancer in Scotland

HPV vaccination almost completely eliminated cervical cancer in Scotland



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Ten years ago, the British government introduced HPV vaccination for 12-13 year olds. By now the cervical cancer in Scotland has dropped dramatically.

HPV vaccination almost completely eliminated cervical cancer in ScotlandCertain types of HPV cause cervical cancer, so for a decade the British government has introduced routine HPV vaccination for 12-13 year olds. Now, a decade later, at Edinburgh University, vaccination and cervical records have been analyzed for women who were born in 1988 and 1996 and had cancer at the age of 20. A total of 138,692 women were included in the survey. The results show that the number of women vaccinated It was 90 percent less frequent the so-called CIN syndrome, which is considered a pre-cervical condition. This is a serious decrease. Scottish Minister for Public Health Joe FitzPatrick said that protection against HPV is being extended to boys this time, according to the Index.Related articles in HPV:
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