HPV vaccine uptake could be boosted by educating parents
Dion Smyth Lecturer-practitioner, Cancer and palliative care, Birmingham City University
Human papilloma virus (HPV) is the most prevalent of all sexually transmitted infections; globally, four out of five of the world’s population will be infected with some form of the virus once in their life. There is a well-established relationship between the virus and the development of many forms of cancer, including cervical and oropharyngeal.
Cancer Nursing Practice. 17, 2,12-12. doi: 10.7748/cnp.17.2.12.s9