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Cervical cancer vaccine not widely recommended for women older than 26
Sacramento Bee

Millions of adolescent girls and young women around the country have by now received a vaccine that protects them from cervical cancer. The vaccine blocks HPV, an extremely common sexually transmitted disease that in its fiercest form causes most cases of cervical cancer, along with rarer cancers that also strike men. That’s good news for prevention-minded young women and parents who want to protect their daughters.