Cervical Cancer (cont.)
Author and Editor
Author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor
Editor: Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP
REFERENCES:Last Editorial Review: 2/28/2013
National Cancer Institute. "Cervical Cancer." NIH. 10 Feb. 2012. <http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/cervical>.
National Cancer Institute. "Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccines." NIH. 29 Dec. 2011. <http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/prevention/HPV-vaccine>.
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Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Christopher J Ware, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine.
Coauthor(s): Michelle S Nathan, MD, Program Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine.
Editors: Patrick Taylor, MD, FAAEM, Medical Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, CHRISTUS St Frances Cabrini Hospital; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Jerry Balentine, DO, Chief Medical Officer, St. Barnabas Hospital , Bronx.
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