Higher HPV Vaccination Rate Needed to Combat Cancer – APhA submits compounding comments to FDA.

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Higher HPV Vaccination Rate Needed to Combat Cancer – APhA submits compounding comments to FDA. – (866) 348-2889.

Although human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates have steadily increased in recent years, more work is needed in this area to effectively reduce HPV-associated cancer, according to a new report release by the President’s Cancer Panel (PCP).1

The report, “HPV Vaccination for Cancer Prevention: Progress, Opportunities and a Renewed Call to Action,” found that although the percentage of adolescents who started the HPV vaccine series increased by an average of 5% each year between 2013 and 2017, less than half of all teens in the United States were fully vaccinated by 2017, well below the Healthy People 2020 goal of 80%

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