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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.

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), Cancer, HPV Testing, and HPV Vaccines: Frequently Asked Questions

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This pamphlet discusses the human papillomavirus (HPV), cervical cancer caused by HPV, testing, and available vaccines. It explains viruses, HPV, the different types of HPV, how it is transmitted, how common it is, and the risk factors for both men and women. The information sheet also discusses HPV prevention, symptoms, testing, how the virus is treated, and its relation to cervical cancer, as well as cancers of the vulva, vagina, anus, penis, and mouth and throat. Detailed information is provided about the HPV vaccines and who should be inoculated and at what ages.

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