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Gardasil 9 now on the National Immunisation Program

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AJP, 9th Oct 2017
The Government has announced free access for young people to the improved HPV vaccine.
From 2018, Gardasil 9, which protects against nine HPV strains (up from four) will be offered through school-based immunisation programs to all 12 to 13-year-old boys, and girls in years seven or eight.

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Sexually transmitted virus strongly linked to risk of breast cancer – study

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The Guardian, Friday 29 January 2016 10.03 AEDT Women with abnormal cells on their cervix owing to certain types of human papillomavirus infection are at higher risk of developing breast cancer later in life, the findings from a new study suggest. An expert in medical genetics with the University of Newcastle, Prof Rodney Scott, said it appeared HPV accounted for a “very small” proportion of...

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