Shot to Prevent Cancer Now Available in Fewer Doses

April 7, 2017

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently changed recommendations for the HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine. Mercy Clinic Pediatrician Dr. Heather Joyce answered some questions about it on Fox 2 News in the Morning.


Mercy, named one of the top five large U.S. health systems in 2017 by Truven, an IBM Watson Health company, serves millions annually. Mercy includes 44 acute care and specialty (heart, children’s, orthopedic and rehab) hospitals, more than 700 physician practices and outpatient facilities, 40,000 co-workers and more than 2,000 Mercy Clinic physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has outreach ministries in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. 

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