Line One: The New Vaccine to Prevent Cervical Cancer

The human papillomavirus is responsible for almost all instances of cervical cancer worldwide. And now, there is a vaccine to prevent cervical cancer. We’ve seen the ads on television and read articles in magazines about the vaccine, but how does it work and who should get vaccinated? Tune into Line One: Your Health Connection with Dr. Thad Woodard as the discussion turns to the vaccine that can prevent cervical cancer this afternoon at 2:00p.m.

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GUESTS:

  • Rosalyn Singleton, MD, Pediatrician, Southcentral Foundation; Alaska Native Statewide Immunization Coordinator; Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Thomas Hennessy, MD, MPH Captain, U.S. Public Health Service Director, Arctic Investigations Program National Center for Preparedness, Detection and Control of Infectious Diseases Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Neil Murphy, MD of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Alaska Native Medical Center

LIVE BROADCAST: Monday, October 5, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.

REPEAT BROADCAST: Monday, October 5, 2009 at 8:00 p.m.

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