Despite Medical Backing, HPV Vaccine Rates Remain Low

Published: July 25, 2016

The HPV vaccine can reduce the rates of certain cancers, including many cervical and oral cancers, physicians and medical organizations say.

But opposition by some individuals is strong, and HPV vaccination rates remain low when compared with other kinds of vaccinations recommended for adolescents.

Dr. Katrena Lacey and Dr. Bill Lydiatt, both Methodist Health System physicians, see great benefits to the vaccine. 

Omaha World-Herald: Despite medical backing, HPV vaccine rates remain low