Should I get the HPV vaccine?

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Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
The human papilloma virus (HPV) is associated with cancer of the cervix (in women), and the vaccine can prevent 70 percent of these cancers. The vaccine can also prevent certain cancers of the head and neck region and the anus, as well as genital warts, in both genders. This virus is also associated with cancer of the vulva and vagina in women and cancer of the penis in men.
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