Debunking Common Myths About The Cervical Cancer Vaccine

Among Singaporean women, Cervical Cancer is the 10th most common and dangerous kind of cancer and the 4th leading cause of death for women aged 15-44. It is why a cervical and otherbrachytherapy treatment in Singaporecosts a bit expensive. Some are getting vaccines to prevent infection.

Whether you’re sexually active or not, it’s recommended to get HPV (human papillomavirus) Vaccine to lessen the chances of getting Cervical Cancer treatment in Singapore.

Here’s everything you need to know about HPV,

MYTH 1: Only sexually active people are at risk of HPV

HPV can pass on through skin-to-skin contact of the genital area or oral sexual activities. Having multiple sexual partners may put you at a higher risk of contracting the virus. But since HPV is common, you may also get it even with one sexual partner. Before exploring sexually, get an HPV vaccination in Singapore.

Myth 2: Only females need HPV vaccine

The HPV vaccine indeed prevents women from getting cervical cancer treatment in Singapore. However, it can also prevent men from HPV infection risks like anal and penile cancers.

Myth 3: HPV Vaccines are the same

Not true. There are three types of HPV vaccines in Singapore that can combat the nine types of HPV strains. Your doctor would recommend which vaccine you should get.

Myth 4: I may be too old for HPV.

HPV Vaccines are approved for both genders up to age 45. It’s advisable to get vaccinated as early as nine years old. It’s more effective the earlier you get it.

This vaccine can prevent the escalation of cervical cancer cases. It is highly recommended in Singapore for males and females aged 9 to 26 to prevent HPV infection and the risk of developing cervical cancer. For severe cases, doctors have mastered how cervical cancer treatment must be carried out in Singapore.

Dr Johann Tang provides aid for all cancer concerns. He’s a radiation oncologist that offers cervical, brachytherapy, or breast cancer treatment in Singapore. You may speak to Dr Tang about your concerns and enquiries.