Take the Shot Nights at Falmouth High School and Mashpee High School
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Taking a Shot at HPV Prevention!
Young fans who attend the Falmouth High girls’ basketball game on Jan. 31 and the Mashpee High boys’ basketball game on Feb. 14 will have the opportunity to spin a prize wheel and participate in a halftime basketball free-throw contest.
At the 3rd Annual “Take the Shot Night,” they will also, along with their parents/guardians, learn about a different shot that will protect them from the HPV virus and HPV-related cancers.
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Study: HPV Vaccine Works
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
A new meta-analysis published in The Lancet in June shows the HPV vaccine is very effective and is expected to lower the rate of cervical and other related cancers.
The researchers reviewed data from 60 million young men and women in 14 high-income nations, with up to 8 years of post-vaccination follow-up. Continue to the Cape Cod Health News Article.