August 2016

Cancer

Anal Cancer Prevention Tips: Gardasil Vaccination?

anal cancer prevention tips

In December 2010, Gardasil was approved for use in males 9 to 26 years of age to prevent anal cancer associated precancerous lesions. A study published this year (2011) in The New England Journal of Medicine showed that vaccinating young men against HPV resulted in the actual reduced infections and incidence of external genital lesions, primarily genital warts.