Vaccine to Prevent Cervical Cancer

Vaccine to Prevent Cervical Cancer

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...

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.

Guests

Dr. Douglas Lowy, M.D.

chief of the Laboratory of Cellular Oncology in the National Cancer Institute's Center for Cancer Research

Cindy Pearson

executive director of the National Women's Health Network

Dr. Lee Savio Beers

assistant professor of pediatrics at Children's National Medical Center

Peter Sprigg

vice president for policy at the Family Research Council

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