Ask Your Child’s Doctor about the HPV Vaccine

Ask Your Child’s Doctor about the HPV Vaccine

HPV vaccine is cancer prevention. Vaccinate your son or daughter when they are 11 or 12 to protect them against HPV cancers later in life.

Six Reasons to Vaccinate Your Child
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Learn why all 11-12 year old boys and girls should get the HPV vaccine.

Preventing HPV Cancers
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HPV can cause six types of cancer in men and women. HPV vaccination can prevent these cancers.

HPV Vaccine is Safe
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HPV vaccination is very safe and effective in protecting against HPV and the cancers it causes.

Answers from Pediatricians

Can I Ask You a Question? Video Series

In this video series, real pediatricians answer parents’ questions about the HPV vaccine and why it’s so important for preventing cancer.

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Your child should get HPV vaccine earlier rather than later, to protect them long before they are exposed to HPV.

HPV is Common
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HPV is a common virus that can cause some types of cancer in men and women.

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