what is your take on the modern HPV vaccination?
A brand new research was published surrounded by JAMA therefore I rest my covering::
Editorial Urges 'Cautious' Approach
To Gardasil Cervical-Cancer Vaccine
By JOHN CARREYROU and KEITH WINSTEIN, Wall Street Journal
May 9, 2007 5:46 p.m.
An editorial published in the New England Journal of Medicine raises question about the overall usefulness of Merck
Co.'s cervical-cancer vaccine, Gardasil, and advises policy maker,doctors and parents to adopt "a cautious approach" toward inoculation.
The editorial accompanied a study published contained by the medical journal analyzing the results of a clinical trial of the vaccine, which target two types of the human papillomavirus thought to cause most cervical cancer and two other types that cause genital wart. The study, involving 12,167 women, found the vaccine was 98% successful at preventing precancerous lesions of the cervix related to the two
cancer-causing types, specified as HPV 16 and 18, among a subgroup of women previously uninfected with the virus.
But the vaccine's efficacy against precancerous lesion related to HPV 16 and 18 fell to 44% among the broader group of women, which included
women previously infected with HPV. And the efficacy integer dropped to 17% when all precancerous lesion were taken into portrayal in that broader group. The women be followed for three years following vaccination.
Merck have touted Gardasil as a breakthrough vaccine that may help eradicate cervical cancer, note that HPV 16 and 18 are thought to cause 70% of cervical cancer cases. But the 17% efficacy digit suggests that the vaccine will have smaller quantity impact than advertised within the general feminine population.
In a page one Wall Street Journal article last month, some scientists raise doubts about whether the vaccine will really downsize cervical-cancer rates in the U.S. and suggested the billions of dollars possible to be spent on Gardasil in coming years might be better used to expand Pap screening among low-income women.
Merck aggressively lobbied state legislature to make inoculation a school requirement for 11- and 12-year-old girls back pulling the campaign surrounded by February. Sixteen states are considering making such requirements law, and two, Texas and Virginia, own already acted to do so.
However, Texas has since pulled posterior. Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Tuesday he wouldn't veto a bill passed by the legislature blocking state officials from following his previously executive order mandate vaccination of girls entering the sixth category. Gov. Perry's order have come under calorific criticism because he received campaign contributions
from Merck and one of Merck's lobbyists surrounded by Texas was the governor's former chief of staff.
In their NEJM editorial, George F. Sawaya and Karen Smith-McCune, member of the department of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of California, San Francisco, wrote that "a cautious approach" toward inoculation "may be warranted surrounded by light of impressive unanswered question about overall vaccine usefulness, duration of
protection, and adverse effects that may emerge over time."
The authors called the vaccine's overall efficacy against precancerous lesion of the cervix "modest" and theorized that one apology for this limited efficacy might be that other cancer-causing HPV types cram "the biological niche left trailing after the elimination of HPV types
16 and 18." HPV have more than 100 different types, roughly 17 of which are thought to cause cancer.
Eliav Barr, who head Merck's HPV vaccine program, has said this phenomenon, specified as replacement, is unlikely based on other analyses the company have conducted. Dr. Barr has also defended Gardasil as a "lifesaving" vaccine whose general adoption will result in "a
substantial decline in the rate of cervical cancer."
However, I'm not sure if it vaccinates against adjectives strains that cause cervical cancer. Also it doesn't give a vaccination against against other STDS so as long as people don't have an idea that they're 'safe' after getting the vaccine and not use condoms, its adjectives good!
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