By K.L. Carlson
August 18, 2010
According to FDA documents, HPV infections do not lead to cervical cancer. “Most infections by HPV are short-lived and not associated with cervical cancer,” states an FDA news release dated March 31, 2003. According to another FDA document, the Gardasil vaccine has been found to increase the risk of developing precancerous lesions by more than 44 percent in young women already infected with the HP virus strains used in the vaccine.