Dr. Singhvi our family wants to thank you for discussing being vaccinated for HPV.
In May of 2007 our daughter Kristen graduated from Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis. Three weeks later her right ankle swelled up and one year later on June 1, 2008 our 23 yr. old Kristen died after a courageous fight against HPV caused cervical cancer. The HPV vaccine would have led to a different outcome for Kristen. You can read her story at www.kristeneve.com.
In the US 12 women die from cervical cancer every day. Science has shown us that 75+% of all cervical cancer is caused by HPV. Oral, neck, throat cancers and genital warts are now being tied to HPV.
Australia leads the world in protecting its young women with an 87% vaccination rate. A recent study showed HPV infection rates dropped over 70% because of their countrywide inoculation program.
People need to understand that "the HPV vaccination is about cancer not sex."
Believe me when I say you will be saving lives if you are vaccinated.
Kristen Forbes EVE Foundation