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As I understand it, there is therapeutic vaccine in the effectiveness trials at the University of Queensland, Australia. (Sorry I am not up on the lingo here the "safety trials" have been successfull) It is based on the Gardasil Vaccine.
What is the likely effectiveness of the therapeutic vaccine? (It isn't a flat out cure is it?)
Can you direct me to any other promising research being done?
u guy or girl?that vaccine is the Cervarix i believe not approved in USA yet......no it isn't a cure...but a preventative against other strains of HPV!I read where a guy was being used as a research volunteer with Gardisil under the docs forum awhile back.......i am 52 and allegedly beyond the age for females getting the Gardisil..but gonna ask doc about pros/cons when i go in for chekup 12-17!Just google Cervarix...so much good info on it plus the Gardisil.Also this website www.ashastd.org has accurate std info since 1914 and up 2 date research info on the vaccines!
No actually I think Cervarix goes after strains 16/18. This is a therapeutic vaccine against 6/11, the strains that cause warts. It is still in testing in China and Australia, but should be done in that phase April of next year.
I think that where I got the article. Small world the internet.
And unless I have really been messing up going to the wrong bathroom for thirty years, I am a guy.
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