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New studies are finding that HPV vaccines are good for more than just preventing cervical cancer, reports the news@JAMA blog's Mike Mitka — the injections also seem to reduce the risk of anal infection by HPV, which are associated with the development of anal cancer. Although it is relatively rare, rates of anal cancer have roughly doubled in recent decades in many countries, including the US, Mitka says.

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