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Gardasil And Hiv

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Gardasil (HPV) vaccine for those already with HPV (HPV Vaccine for MEN) (GARDASIL) VACCINE (HPV)

I'm a 43 year old man with HPV already, awaiting biopsy results to see if I have anal cancer as we speak. Is it a waist of time and resources to get the Gardasil (HPV) vaccine at this time, or will it help down the road whether I have anal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Gardasil is a preventative, not a therapeutic vaccine. Consequently if you already have the HPV strains contained within the vaccine, getting inoculated will not provide any help. I'll reprint some information about Gardasil from the... Read more »
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Gardasil Approved to Prevent Anal Cancer

In the U.S. more than 5,000 people are diagnosed with anal cancer each year. More women than men are diagnosed with it, and people living with HIV experience higher rates of the cancer, especially gay and bisexual men who have had anal sex.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Merck's Vaccine Against Pap Virus Effective in Young

Yesterday in Spain, Merck & Co. presented a study showing its experimental vaccine, Gardasil, protects against human papillomavirus (HPV), which is linked to cervical cancer. Later this year, Merck plans to ask the Food and Drug Administration... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Drug Maker Merck Seeks Gardasil Approval for Boys

On Tuesday, Merck & Co. announced that in late December it submitted an application to the Food and Drug Administration seeking approval of its human papillomavirus virus (HPV) vaccine for use in boys. Gardasil prevents infection with the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Merck Gets EU Gardasil Recommendation

On Friday, Merck & Co. announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use has recommended that the European Commission approve Merck's HPV vaccine Gardasil for females ages 9-26. If approval is granted, Merck plans to sell... Read more »