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Study: Gardasil best when given earlier

August 21, 2008 10:08:06 AM PDT
A new study claims the cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil lowers future medical expenses when given to pre-teen girls, but not when given to women 20 and older.Researchers say the earlier a woman is vaccinated, the more likely she'll avoid cervical disease and will have lower healthcare costs.

A three-shot series of Gardasil costs about $360.

 

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