New cervical cancer vaccine is welcomed

New cervical cancer vaccine is welcomed

A new US-approved vaccine against cervical cancer has been welcomed by the Irish Cancer Society as a significant breakthrough.

The vaccine, called Gardasil, works by blocking certain types of human papilloma virus (HPV), a sexually transmitted disease that leads to most cases of cervical cancer.

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