Prevention of cervical cancer through control of HPV virus

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Published: 11 Apr 2014
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Dr Margaret Stanley - Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Dr Margaret Stanley talks to ecancertv about the HPV virus, the impact it has upon cervical cancer, and how it can be prevented. Specifically, she discusses antibodies and their role in memory cells.

By furthering our understanding of antigens we can better tailor the vaccine process, ascertaining the efficacy of different dosages and the frequency of their administration. 

She outlines the great strides which have been made in public health surrounding HPV and highlights the improvements than can be made in screening programmes globally.