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Healio Interview

Disclosures: Markman reports a consultant role with Merck related to the company’s anti-cancer drug therapeutics.
January 21, 2022
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Emphasis on cancer prevention benefits can help overcome HPV vaccine hesitancy

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Healio Interview

Disclosures: Markman reports a consultant role with Merck related to the company’s anti-cancer drug therapeutics.
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In the third installment of a four-video series timed to Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, Maurie Markman, MD, spoke with Healio about how clinicians can help overcome HPV vaccine hesitancy.

Conversations should focus on HPV vaccination as a cancer prevention strategy rather than as a way to prevent a sexually transmitted disease, according to Markman, president of medicine and science at Cancer Treatment Centers of America and a HemOnc Today Editorial Board member.

“It would be difficult to believe — if we can communicate this effectively — that parents would not see this as a positive,” Markman told Healio.