Cancer vaccine may miss mark for some black women, study finds

October 29, 2013   // 0 Comments

by Katti Gray A black female’s genetic make-up may reduce the effectiveness of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in curbing rates of cervical cancer among that population, according to preliminary findings by researchers at Duke University School of Medicine and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Epidemiology Department. Cautioning that more research is needed before these earl...

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