Cervical Cancer Vaccines Market Augment Growth by Major Players Operating in GlaxoSmithKline PLC and Merck & Co. Inc
Cervical cancer is a common type of cancer occurring in women worldwide. A major cause of cervical cancer is infection by human papillomavirus (HPV), which is found in 99% cervical cancer. Human papillomavirus is sexually transmitted. Around 100 types of HPV have been identified to date, of which types 16 and 18 are believed to be responsible for more than 70% of cervical cancers. Cervarix and Gardasil are type of vaccines used for the treatment of cervical cancer.