2 Nov 2015

Vaccination against human papillomavirus is deemed crucial for protection against certain cancers, but some parents choose not to get their child vaccinated against the virus. Now, a new study suggests the decision to avoid vaccination may largely be down to discouragement from doctors. Study author Melissa B. Gilkey, PhD, of Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute in Boston, MA, and colleagues publish their findings in the journalCancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.
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