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VPH Tambien Conocido Como Virus del Papiloma Humano

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This information sheet for parents discusses the need for the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to protect their children from HPV infection. It explains that HPV can cause anal and oropharyngeal cancers in both women and men; cancers of the cervix, vulva, and vagina in women; and cancer of the penis in men. The information sheet notes that the virus is transmitted during sexual contact and reminds parents that the vaccine is recommended for preteen girls and boys ages 11 or 12 and can be given to older youth who have not been vaccinated.

[Hepatitis B: When Someone in the Family has Hepatitis B]

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This information sheet, which is both in Korean and English, discusses what to do if a family member has hepatitis B virus (HBV). It describes what the disease is, how it's transmitted, its effect on the liver, symptoms, the difference between acute (short-term) illness and chronic (long-term) infection, and prevention. It also discusses the importance of getting vaccinated.

What Parents Should Know About HPV Vaccine Safety and Effectiveness

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This information sheet reassures parents of the safety and efficacy of the human papillomavirus (HPV) to prevent young people from contracting HPV infection. It explains that the vaccine prevents HPV, which can cause cancer in men and women. It emphasizes that the two available HPV vaccines are safe, are recommended by CDC, were met US Food and Drug Administration safety requirements they were approved, and continue to be monitored. It explains that data show that the vaccines work well and provide long-lasting protection and reminds parents that it is also recommended for boys.

HPV Also Known as Human Papillomavirus

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This information sheet for parents discusses the need for the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to protect their children from HPV infection. It explains that HPV can cause anal and oropharyngeal cancers in both women and men; cancers of the cervix, vulva, and vagina in women; and cancer of the penis in men. The information sheet notes that the virus is transmitted during sexual contact and reminds parents that the vaccine is recommended for preteen girls and boys ages 11 or 12 and can be given to older youth who have not been vaccinated.

La Vacuna HPV Para Preadolescentes y Adolescentes

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This information sheet discusses the need to vaccinate adolescents and preteens to prevent human papillomavirus (HPV) infection which can cause cervical cancer in females and genital warts and anal cancer in both females and males.

HPV Vaccine for Preteens and Teens

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This information sheet discusses the need to vaccinate adolescents and preteens to prevent human papillomavirus (HPV) infection which can cause cervical cancer in females and genital warts and anal cancer in both females and males.

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