n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Cervical cancer screening - a new viral paradigm : main article
|Article Title||Cervical cancer screening - a new viral paradigm : main article|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Affiliations||1 University of Pretoria and 2 National Health Laboratory|
|Publication Date||Jan 2012|
|Pages||25 - 28|
HPV vaccination of girls before their sexual debut is the best primary prevention method currently available. Incorporation of HPV vaccination in the public health sector is still to be seen in the developing world, mostly due to high vaccine cost. A significant HPV vaccination-induced reduction of cervical cancer burden is not likely to be evident for another 5 - 15 years. The best secondary prevention method is regular and adequate screening.
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