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Gardasil is a vaccine that prevents the types of genital human papillomavirus (HPV) that cause most cases of cervical cancer and genital warts. The vaccine, Gardasil, is given in three shots over six-months. The vaccine is routinely recommended for 11 and 12 year old girls. It is also recommended for girls and women age 13 through 26 who have not yet been vaccinated or completed the vaccine series.
MD Anderson president applauds FDA's approval of new vaccine for HPV-related cancers

MD Anderson president applauds FDA's approval of new vaccine for HPV-related cancers

Study correlates HPV vaccine series completion among young US women

Study correlates HPV vaccine series completion among young US women

Study shows sustained immunogenicity, efficacy and safety of GlaxoSmithKline's HPV vaccine

Study shows sustained immunogenicity, efficacy and safety of GlaxoSmithKline's HPV vaccine

Survey shows biggest barrier to receiving Human Papillomavirus vaccine

Survey shows biggest barrier to receiving Human Papillomavirus vaccine

Pfizer reports positive results from rLP2086 Phase 2 study for invasive meningococcal disease

Pfizer reports positive results from rLP2086 Phase 2 study for invasive meningococcal disease

Study: HIV-positive women respond well to vaccine against human papillomavirus

Study: HIV-positive women respond well to vaccine against human papillomavirus

Adverse events linked with HPV vaccine appear to be related with media coverage

Adverse events linked with HPV vaccine appear to be related with media coverage

Study: Single dose of HPV vaccine may be sufficient to protect cervical cancer

Study: Single dose of HPV vaccine may be sufficient to protect cervical cancer

Parental perceptions pose major barrier to acceptance of HPV vaccination

Parental perceptions pose major barrier to acceptance of HPV vaccination

New article in Preventive Medicine journal explores suspicions about sexual promiscuity, vaccine safety

New article in Preventive Medicine journal explores suspicions about sexual promiscuity, vaccine safety

Researchers find no serious adverse effects of HPV vaccine in girls

Researchers find no serious adverse effects of HPV vaccine in girls

Emphasizing STD prevention will persuade young women to get HPV vaccine, study suggests

Emphasizing STD prevention will persuade young women to get HPV vaccine, study suggests

Research: HIV women infected with HPV are not protected by current vaccines

Research: HIV women infected with HPV are not protected by current vaccines

GAVI Alliance to fund HPV immunization projects in 8 countries

GAVI Alliance to fund HPV immunization projects in 8 countries

Merck full-year 2012 worldwide sales decrease 2% to $47.3 billion

Merck full-year 2012 worldwide sales decrease 2% to $47.3 billion

Scientists figure out how to dodge HPV-triggered cancers by vaccination

Scientists figure out how to dodge HPV-triggered cancers by vaccination

Virginia Women's Center to participate in new HPV and cervical cancer vaccine clinical trial

Virginia Women's Center to participate in new HPV and cervical cancer vaccine clinical trial

Taking technology from the lab to the patient: SMART Arm™: Hand of hope for stroke survivors

Taking technology from the lab to the patient: SMART Arm™: Hand of hope for stroke survivors

Gardasil does not increase sexual activity in girls

Gardasil does not increase sexual activity in girls

Bivalent HPV vaccine has cross-protective effect, but could wane over time

Bivalent HPV vaccine has cross-protective effect, but could wane over time