HPV vaccine to be given to boys in effort to slash cancer rates

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Move by NHS could prevent more than 100,000 cancers across UK by 2058

The NHS will expand the HPV vaccination programme to include all boys in school year 8 in England from September, safeguarding them and girls from a range of cancers.

By 2058, which will be the 50th anniversary of the launch of HPV vaccination for girls, Public Health England claims the programme may have prevented more than 100,000 cancers across the UK.

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