HPV-gerelateerde kanker de wereld uit

Translated title of the contribution: Elimination of HPV-related cancer: a call for screening and HPV vaccination in The Netherlands

Heleen J. Van Beekhuizen*, Peter Leusink, Folkert Van Kemenade

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Abstract

The World Health Organization launched a campaign on elimination of cervical cancer on November 17th 2020. In this article the authors give an overview of HPV-related cancer in The Netherlands and stress that HPV-vaccinations for boys and girls and screening for women is of utmost importance to eliminated cervical cancer in The Netherlands and the benefit for boys to avoid HPV related cancer themselves. They state that HPV vaccinations are efficient and safe. All Health Workers should counsel boys and girls and their parents toward HPV-vaccination for all.

Translated title of the contributionElimination of HPV-related cancer: a call for screening and HPV vaccination in The Netherlands
Original languageDutch
Article numberD5655
JournalNederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde
Volume165
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2021

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