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Shivan J. Mehta, MD, MBA, on Preventing and Controlling HPV-Associated Cancers

NCCN 2021 Virtual Annual Conference

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Shivan J. Mehta, MD, MBA, of Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania, discusses how insights from behavioral economics could be harnessed to improve HPV vaccination rates, thus lowering the rate of cervical, genital, and head/neck cancers, all of which are linked to HPV.



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