New cervical cancer vaccine approved by FDA
Wednesday, August 2, 2006
The FDA recently approved a vaccine for the prevention of cervical cancer . This is the first vaccine that can prevent cancer, and is expected to significantly lower the number of cervical cancer diagnosis each year. Although the medical benefits of the vaccine are not widely disputed, certain family groups are concerned about the message it sends to children about safe sex. [ ]
- Dr. Cheryl Saenz is gynecologic oncologist at the Moores UCSD Cancer Center .
- Dr. George Delgado is medical director for Culture of Life Family Health Care .
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