Talk to Your Child's Doctor About HPV Cancer Prevention

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HPV causes more than 32,000 cases of cancer every year in the U.S. Did you know getting HPV vaccine for your child at ages 11-12 can protect them from certain cancers later in life?

Learn why all preteens need 2 doses of HPV vaccine

HPV is a common virus that infects teens and adults. 80% of people will get an HPV infection in their lifetime.

HPV is a common virus that infects men and women. While most HPV infections will go away on their own, infections that don’t go away can cause cancers later in life.

HPV vaccination prevents cancer. 30,000 cases of cancer could be prevented with HPV vaccination each year. Same as the average attendance for a baseball game.

HPV infections can cause six types of cancer. Learn how HPV vaccination protects boys and girls against cancers that develop later in life.

HPV vaccination provides safe, effective, and long-lasting protection. With nearly 100 million doses distributed in the U.S., data continues to show HPV vaccine is safe and effective.

HPV vaccination gives your child safe, effective, and long-lasting protection against HPV cancers. Learn more about how the vaccine is monitored to ensure safe and effective protection and the most common side effects.

Learn why and when your preteen needs HPV vaccine.

For more information about HPV vaccine, please visit CDC’s HPV site for parents.