Protecting Women Against Human Papillomavirus: Benefits, Barriers, and Evidence-Based Strategies to Increase Vaccine Uptake

Academic Article


  • Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection significantly impacts women, as it can cause cancers and precancers of the cervix, vulva, vagina, oropharynx, and anus. However, many of these cancers can be prevented by HPV vaccination. Despite evidence of vaccine effectiveness and safety, vaccination rates remain low. Evidence-based strategies should be utilized to reduce barriers and increase vaccination rates.
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    Pubmed Id

  • 1935205
  • Author List

  • Coyne-Beasley T; Hochwalt BE
  • Start Page

  • 402
  • End Page

  • 405
  • Volume

  • 77
  • Issue

  • 6