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Three Things Parents Should Know about Preventing Cancer

Three Things Parents Should Know about Preventing Cancer
Here are three things all parents should know about preventing cancers caused by HPV infections…

Web Features

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Preteens Need Vaccines Too!
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Do you have a preteen or teen? Protect them from serious diseases by making sure they have received the vaccines recommended for preteens and teens.

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Minority Health and HPV
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Make a difference in your community by reducing the risk of HPV-related cancers. Get your child vaccinated.

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Protect Your Daughter from Cervical Cancer
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Every year in the U.S., about 4,000 women die from cervical cancer—even with screening and treatment. In addition, about 17,600 women are affected by HPV-related cancers yearly. Most of these cancers could be prevented by HPV vaccine.

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HPV Vaccine is Recommended for Boys
A lot of parents know that HPV vaccine protects girls against cervical cancer. But did you know that vaccinating boys can protect them against cancer, too?

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Put “HPV Cancer Prevention” on Your Back-to-School Checklist
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HPV vaccine can prevent certain cancers and other diseases caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). Get your girls and your boys vaccinated at 11 or 12, or as soon as possible if they’re already 13 or older.

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Meningococcal Disease: Help Prevent It
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Meningitis and meningococcal disease are serious, vaccine-preventable infections. The meningococcal conjugate vaccine is recommended for all 11-18 year olds. Kids should get this vaccine at their 11-12 years of age and a booster dose at age 16.


Tetanus: Make Sure You and Your Child Are Fully Immunized
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Playing outdoors can mean getting cuts that may become infected with bacteria commonly found in soil, including the ones that cause tetanus. Tetanus vaccine can help prevent tetanus disease, commonly known as “lockjaw.”

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