Published: Sat, April 06, 2019
Health Care | By Cedric Leonard

Woman treated for cervical cancer welcomes HPV vaccine success

Woman treated for cervical cancer welcomes HPV vaccine success

HPV is a sexually transmitted infection and some types are linked to cervical cancer, one of the most common forms among British women under 35.

CIN is graded from 1 to 3+ and cases of CIN2 and over were reduced by some 88 percent, with CIN grade 1 on 79 percent. Most types cause no symptoms at all, while some can cause annoying but harmless warts on our hands, feet, or genitals, depending on where they like to call home. And young boys and men are now also encouraged to get the vaccine, as are women up to age 45.

This is consistent with the fact that we have also seen a big fall in high-risk HPV infection in Scotland in recent years.

There are over 100 different types of HPV that regularly infect humans. This programme should also mean that high-risk HPV infections among the population should be eliminated more quickly, which should have knock-on benefits for rates of HPV-driven cancers. The infection is known as a primary cause of cervical cancer but is also responsible for a number of other cancers. While it was observed that 58 percent of the participants in the study were infected with HPV, only 18 percent of them had received the full dose of the vaccine.

They compared women vaccinated for HPV as young girls to slightly older women vaccinated during the catch-up program and to unvaccinated women born in 1988.

"It is associated with near elimination of both low and high grade cervical disease in young Scottish women eight years after the vaccine programme started".

In the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that adolescent boys and girls up to 15 years of age receive two doses of the HPV vaccine, beginning at age 11 or 12.

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That's crucial because a CIN3 growth puts women at their greatest risk of someday developing cervical cancer.

"Thus, we are confident that the reduction in CIN3 will lead to a reduction in cancers", Palmer said.

According to cancer research United Kingdom, virtually all cases of cervical cancer are rooted in an HPV infection, and 3,100 cases are diagnosed each year.

"The findings will need to be considered by cervical cancer prevention programmes worldwide".

"We must also actively develop, resource, and scale-up more effective, feasible, and culturally acceptable strategies for cervical screening, such as self-collection of specimens, 12 if we are ever to effectively reduce the global burden of cervical cancer".

But in the long term, it may be that "two or three screens in a lifetime using HPV testing might be sufficient", the paper said.

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