HPV vaccination priorities

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Published: 6 Jan 2017
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Dr Nubia Muñoz - IARC, Lyon, France

Dr Muñoz speaks with ecancertv at the ecancer Colombian Cancer Congress about HPV infection as a causative factor behind gynecologic cancers.

She describes the history and aetiology of the current rise in HPV infection, and the potential of vaccines against common HPV strains.

Dr Muñoz identifies young girls as the key target group for vaccination, but also considers the international adoption of vaccination among young boys.