Chapter 11. Cervical Cancer Vaccines

  1. Ruth Dunleavey

Published Online: 19 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988046.ch11

Cervical Cancer: A Guide for Nurses

Cervical Cancer: A Guide for Nurses

How to Cite

Dunleavey, R. (2008) Cervical Cancer Vaccines, in Cervical Cancer: A Guide for Nurses, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988046.ch11

Author Information

  1. Department of Haematology/Medical Oncology, St Vincents Hospital, Sydney, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470061015

Online ISBN: 9780470988046

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Keywords:

  • cervical cancer vaccines;
  • role of vaccines in cancer therapy;
  • prophylactic vaccines;
  • HPV vaccination – the decision-making triangle;
  • attitudes of health professionals to STD vaccination;
  • therapeutic vaccines;
  • funding vaccination programmes in developed world;
  • vaccines and immunocompromised people;
  • cervical cancer in developing world – major problem with problems of immunising

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The role of vaccines in cancer therapy

  • Prophylactic vaccines

  • HPV vaccination – the decision-making triangle

  • The adolescent

  • The parent

  • The health professional

  • Therapeutic vaccines

  • Conclusion

  • Frequently asked questions

  • Resources

  • References