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Vaccine for Girls Raises Thorny Issues: Parents Weigh Anti-Cancer Benefits Against Concerns About Cost and Lost Innocence

Washington Post, Nov. 7, 2006 http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/11/03/AR2006110301966.html This article about the new HPV vaccine that protects women against certain types of cervical cancer quotes UTMB’s Dr. Susan Rosenthal. "It really does make the most sense to immunize girls when they are 11 or 12," said Susan Rosenthal, a professor of pediatrics at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. "That way you're done, and you know they are protected."



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