Many not taking advantage of the HPV vaccine

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(KTVI) - The vaccine to protect against HPV, or the Human Papiloma Virus, has proven effective in reducing the amount of cervical cancer doctors see.  However, not everyone who is eligible is protecting themselves.

That's why the president's cancer panel is asking for a stepped up effort for protection.  Dr. Brigid Holloran-Schwartz is an OB-GYN with Saint Louis University Hospital and she talks about the vaccine.

If you would like to learn more about the HPV vaccine, visit Cancer.org