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Author Krishnan, Shobha S.

Title The HPV vaccine controversy : sex, cancer, God, and politics : a guide for parents, women, men, and teenagers / Shobha S. Krishnan.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Praeger, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    616.911 KRI    Available
Description xiv, 230 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-218) and index.
Contents 1. The HPV vaccine controversy : science versus faith -- 2. HPV transmission and natural history : a "silent" epidemic -- 3. Risk factors and testing : knowledge is power -- 4. Cancer, warts. and HPV : from head and neck lesions to cervical, penile, and anal diseases -- 5. Emotional aspects and prevention of HPV : shame, blame, and absence of cure -- 6. The new HPV vaccines : history, recommendations, and limitations -- 7. HPV vaccines for males : the unsolved half of the equation -- 8. FAQ's on HPV and the vaccines : excerpts from a university town hall meeting -- 9. Parent's dilemma to vaccinate : a physician mother's perspective -- 10. Vaccines on the global front : unique challenges and opportunities -- Glossary.
Subject Papillomavirus vaccines -- Popular works.
Added Title Human Papilloma Virus vaccine controversy
ISBN 9780313350115 (alk. paper)
0313350116 (alk. paper)

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