New Study Finds Improved Vaccine That Protects against Nine Types of HPV is Highly Effective

TAMPA, Fla. – Cervical cancer is the second most common cause of cancer-related death worldwide, with almost 300,000 deaths occurring each year. More than 80 percent of these deaths occur in developing nations. The advent of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines has significantly reduced the number of those who develop and die from cervical cancer.