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'A false sense of security'? Understanding the role of the HPV vaccine on future cervical screening behaviour: a qualitative study of UK parents and girls of vaccination age

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Objectives: The UK Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme was introduced in 2008 for girls aged 12-13. The vaccine offers protection against HPV types 16 and 18, which together cause about 70% of cervical cancers. Vaccinated girls will receive future invitations to the NHS Cervical Screening Programme, to prevent cancers associated with HPV types not included in the vaccine, and in case of prior infection with HPV 16 or 18. Little is known about parents' and girls' understanding ...

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10.1258/jms.2011.010148

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University of Oxford
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Cancer Research UK Primary Care Education Research Group
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Nuffield Department of Population Health
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Cancer Research UK Primary Care Education Research Group
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University of Birmingham
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Primary Care Clinical Sciences
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Cardiff University School of Medicine, Wrexham, UK
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Royal Society of Medicine Press Publisher's website
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Journal of Medical Screening Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
1
Pages:
41-45
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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EISSN:
1475-5793
ISSN:
0969-1413
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English
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Deposit date:
2011-11-28

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