Bill Filed to Immunize Against HPV

For the third year, a bill has been filed in the Kentucky General Assembly that would require girls to be vaccinated against a virus that is the source of almost all cervical cancer. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. In 2006, the federal government approved a vaccine that immunizes females against the human papillomavirus or HPV, which… Continue reading Bill Filed to Immunize Against HPV

Louisville Company Gains Rights to Develop New HPV Vaccine

A small Louisville company now has the rights to develop and market a new type of cervical cancer vaccine. Advanced Cancer Therapeutics is in the process of developing an HPV vaccine, which would work differently than Gardasil – currently the only HPV vaccine on the market. President and CEO Randy Riggs says their vaccine would… Continue reading Louisville Company Gains Rights to Develop New HPV Vaccine