A CDC advisory committee will soon announce its recommendations for use of a new vaccine that prevents most forms of cervical cancer by protecting against the virus that causes most forms of the disease. Diane and her guests talk about how the vaccine works and its likely public health impact.


  • Dr. Lee Savio Beers assistant professor of pediatrics at Children's National Medical Center
  • Cindy Pearson executive director of the National Women's Health Network
  • Dr. Douglas Lowy, M.D. chief of the Laboratory of Cellular Oncology in the National Cancer Institute's Center for Cancer Research
  • Peter Sprigg vice president for policy at the Family Research Council

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