This cancer is completely preventable

February 9, 2017 8:20am
Armed with a vaccine that prevents infection, BC Women’s research team is taking the lead on innovating screening tests for early detection, protocols for inoculation and model treatments for cervical cancer. Like the eradication of polio, we have the tools and knowledge to eliminate this deadly cancer.

We have the ability to eliminate the HPV virus from the general population, saving many more women’s lives and reduce the  drain on precious health resources.

Women and girls in Canada and in developing nations continue to die needlessly from a cancer that is completely preventable. We have the answers – it’s time to put an end to cervical cancer.