“It makes sense as women get older, it's harder for them to get rid of HPV. I had no idea that it affected the anus. At some point, males will need a vaccine as well.
onionboy on Feb 28, 2011 at 11:49:48
“It's approved for men. We're the vectors. It makes perfect sense to vaccinate the disease vector.”
Pyrum on Feb 27, 2011 at 16:51:18
“HPV vaccine was approved for use for males in America by the FDA at least a year ago now.”
Kellybelle22 on Feb 27, 2011 at 14:07:28
“It affects the throat as well, and the non-clearing cancer-causing strains are behind a number of cases of throat cancers we're beginning to see. We suspect that we'll increasingly see more of those HPV-driven throat cancers. Anal cancers are still comparatively rare, but those numbers are likely to climb, too. The cancer that took Farrah Fawcett's life was an HPV-instilled disease.
Indeed, we need vaccines that will vaccinate against more of the carcinogenic strains and which will work on both men and women, no matter which orifices are affected.”