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Vaccines

Ensure that health benefit plans cover all FDA-approved and CDC-recommended vaccines for the prevention of cancer.

Gold Standard-accredited organizations must include in their health benefit plans coverage for any FDA-approved (and CDC-recommended) cancer vaccines.

Currently Gardasil, also known as Gardasil 9, is recommended against the Human Papillomavirus (HPV), for both females and males. Research has shown that high-risk HPVs cause several types of cancer, including cervical, anal, throat, and some other rarer cancers. 

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) – for the prevention of chronic Hepatitis B infection, which can lead to liver cancer.

Articles of Interest

Lyman BioPharma Consulting, LLC

Research & Evidence

Maura L. Gillison, Tatevik Broutian, Barry Graubard, Robert Pickard, Zhen-Yue Tong, Weihong Xiao, Lisa Kahle, Anil Chaturvedi; Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD; The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; Informat
Meeting Library, ASCO University
Elissa Meites, MD; Allison Kempe, MD; Lauri E. Markowitz, MD
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Frequently Asked Questions

Pillar 1: Vaccines

What is meant by "all FDA-approved vaccines for the prevention of cancer"?

Gold Standard-accredited organizations must include in their health benefit plans coverage for any FDA-approved and CDC-recommended cancer vaccines.