Any Information About Cervical Cancer Vaccine?

Q:
Any information about cervical cancer vaccine?

A:
Most cervical cancer results from HPV infections. One effective way to prevent HPV infection and cervical cancer is to get vaccinated. Currently, there are two HPV vaccines, including Gardasil and Gardasil-9.

Both the two HPV vaccines are given in three doses. They are often recommended for children aged 11 or 12, but it can be given earlier or later. Generally, it can be given from age 9 and up to age 26 for women or 21 for men. Usually, the vaccines are recommended to be given before having first sex or being exposed to HPV for the first time.

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