Cervical cancer vaccination confusion

The campaign to promote the Gardasil cervical cancer vaccine failed to educate adolescent girls about the causes of the cancer, University of Sydney researchers say. The study followed the rollout of the vaccine in two girls’ schools over the last 12 months. Researchers found a significant lack of understanding among high school girls and their parents about the causes of cervical cancer, and that the campaign had missed an opportunity to properly inform girls about preventative sexual health.

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