Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

For Parents and Public
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HPV is a very common virus; nearly 80 million people—about one in four—are currently infected in the United States. Learn how you can protect the children in your life from this cancer-causing virus.

For Healthcare Professionals
Routinely Recommend Cancer Prevention

Provided on this site are ready-to-use tools and resources for your practice to successfully communicate with parents about HPV vaccination.

For Partners and Programs
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CDC encourages partner organizations, state programs, and cancer leaders to promote adolescent vaccinations within their communities by increasing awareness about their importance. This toolkit provides HPV vaccination resources as well as guidance on enhancing vaccination efforts at the clinician, patient, and partnership level.