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HPV and cancer: The underappreciated connection

November 25, 2019

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Richard
November 17, 2019

Please do not believe, however, that vaccination for HPV implies that certain cancers are no longer a threat. I am not an oncologist, I am not a physician, yet I know three women who have been diagnosed with non-HPV cervical cancer. Even if you have been vaccinated, if you have any suspicious symptoms, see a qualified healthcare professional without delay.

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