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Age For Cervical Cancer Vaccine?

06/02/2009

Question:

I am a married 54 year old female. I would like to know if I am too old to get the Cervical Cancer Vaccine? I have heard it is only for those 24 years old and younger. Also heard it is not safe. Any advice is helpful.

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