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Letter: Setting goals in the fight against cancer will lead to success

To the editor:   Cancer is a complex set of diseases with many different causes. Some cancers are caused by viruses such as hepatitis and human papillomavirus (HPV). One of the most common cancers in women throughout the world is cervical cancer, in which HPV plays an essential causal role. The development of a vaccine […]

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Frankly Speaking podcast: Pence won’t talk gambling, the HPV vaccine & the Pence Watch

Hosts Jacob Rund and Lesley Weidenbener talk about Gov. Mike Pence’s refusal to say publicly where he stands on gambling legislation. They also discuss the failure of a bill meant to boost HPV vaccination rates. And there’s debate about the budget and, of course, the Pence Watch.

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Bill aimed at increasing HPV vaccines defeated by House

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The Republican-controlled House has killed a controversial measure that aimed to boost HPV vaccination rates in order to reduce the prevalence of cervical and other cancers in Indiana. Rep. Ed Clere on failed HPV vaccine bill Supporters say the bill – which did not require anyone to actually get […]