In women, persistent infection with specific
oncogenic types of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) may lead to precancerous lesions which, if untreated,may progress to Cervical Cancer.
1,22,844 new cases of Cervical Cancer are diagnosed every year in India and > 1/4th of global deaths due to Cervical Cancer happen in India.
Vaccination of young girls & timely screening of the females is an appropriate strategy to prevent and control Cervical Cancer.
Age of vaccination
Girls and women aged
Consult your doctor for details about Cervical Cancer vaccination & its prevention.