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Dr. Ian Frazer in lab

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CERVICAL CANCER VACCINE

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common virus easily transmitted during sex. In most women, HPV clears up without treatment and does not cause any lasting problems. For some, the virus can lead to cervical cancer if it is not diagnosed and treated. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved two vaccines against common forms of HPV.

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GUEST COLUMN

Dr. Ian Frazer was the leading researcher on the GARDASIL cervical cancer vaccine.

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Based on an exhibition at the National Library
of Medicine

ONLINE ACTIVITIES & RESOURCES

ONLINE ACTIVITIES & RESOURCES

Test your knowledge of the world of global health in online activities, and take this topic into the classroom with resources for students and teachers.

DOWNLOADS

Hear more about global health topics from leaders and advocates featured in the exhibition.

GET INVOLVED

GET INVOLVED
Getting involved starts here. Find out what you can do to tackle the issues you care about.

VISIT

VISIT
The Installation at the National Institutes of Health has closed. See the Traveling Exhibition at a library near you.