- The US FDA has approved an expanded indication for Gardasil 9 for the prevention of oropharyngeal and other head and neck cancers caused by HPV Types 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58
- The FDA has approved the therapy under accelerated approval based on effectiveness in preventing HPV-related anogenital disease. The continued approval for the indication may be contingent upon verification and description of clinical benefit in a confirmatory trial while the trial is undergoing
- Gardasil 9 is (human papillomavirus 9-valent vaccine, recombinant) is now approved for the prevention of HPV-related cervical, vaginal, vulvar, anal, oropharyngeal, and other head and neck cancers for females and males aged 9-45yrs.
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