We are not recommending inoculation of uterine cervix cancer prevention vaccine positively now. In inoculation, please receive after having understood the effectiveness and risk.
Eligible people of periodical inoculation
We are in the first year of high school from sixth grader
With uterine cervix cancer
Uterine cervix cancer happens to young woman (20-39 years old) for infection of virus called human papillomavirus (HPV) for the second most cancer next to breast cancer.
About half of uterine cervix cancer is expected to be able to prevent by vaccination.
Effect of uterine cervix cancer preventive vaccination
The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends inoculation, and uterine cervix cancer prevention vaccine is considered to be public inoculation in many developed countries.
As for the uterine cervix cancer prevention vaccine, there is protective efficacy to two kinds (16 type, 18 type) of human papillomaviruses (HPV) considered to be 50-70% of causes of the whole uterine cervix cancer.
There is report that we were able to prevent abnormality (dysplasia) of process becoming infection and cancer of 16 type HPV and 18 type HPV 90% more, and protective efficacy of consequent uterine cervix cancer is expected.
- It is said that uterine cervix cancer is caused after having been infected with HPV continuously for from several years to dozens of years.
- As for the uterine cervix cancer prevention vaccine, effect to prevent uterine cervix cancer itself has not been proved for new vaccine yet in Japan.
Risk of uterine cervix cancer preventive vaccination
It is known that we have fever and relatively slight vice-reaction including pain, swelling of part that we inoculated at constant frequency.
There are rarely anaphylaxis (severe allergy to assume dyspnea or measles to pitch a camp symptom) and Guillain-Barre syndrome (peripheral disease to enter, and to assume hate symptom of power of both hands, foot), heavy vice-reaction including acute polynesic encephalomyelitis (disease of nerves such as brains which assume headache, vomiting, drop of consciousness symptom).
Serious vice-reaction that causation reports sustained pain in spite of being ignorance is reported, and Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare is investigating the outbreak frequency now.
Attention after vaccination
When there is change of physical condition after the vaccination, please talk with doctor immediately.
When treatment with medical institution is necessary by vice-reaction, please consult with vaccination department in charge of living municipalities. When treatment with medical institution is necessary by vice-reaction, and health hazard such as obstacle that trouble leaves at life remaining occurs, we can receive relief based on law.
Consultation counter for uterine cervix cancer prevention vaccine which symptom produced after the vaccination
About consultation counter, Saga prefectural government office homepage look at "we installed consultation counter for uterine cervix cancer prevention vaccine which symptom produced after the vaccination".
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare making leaflet