Immunize Against Disease

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Be Informed and Know the Facts 

Keeping up-to-date with vaccination from birth through 18 years of age is important because it helps provide immunity before children are exposed to diseases.

Videos

HPV Roundtable TV Playlist for Parents

See 12 videos on why the HPV vaccine is valuable, necessary, safe, effective, and affordable for everyone. You can protect your adolescent child from preventable diseases.

Resources

Protecting Our Children From HPV Cancers 

We can help reduce the risk of cancer in our children by helping them make a lifetime of healthy choices. 

Protegiendo a nuestros niños del cáncer por VPH

Podemos ayudar a reducir el riesgo de cáncer en nuestros hijos ayudándolos a tomar decisiones saludables durante toda su vida.

Five Things A Parent Needs to Know About HPV 

The more we learn about health risks for our children, the more we can do to help protect them as they grow up. That’s why it’s so important to know the facts about human papillomavirus (HPV).

Take A Shot at Cancer! 

The human papillomavirus, or HPV, is a serious problem that can cause several cancers. HPV vaccination protects against this virus and the cancers it can cause.

¡Dispárele al cáncer!

El VPH es un problema grave. El virus del papiloma humano, o VPH, puede causar varios cánceres. La vacuna contra el VPH protege contra este virus en los cánceres que puede causar.

What You Need to Know about HPV and Cancer

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common virus. Most people are exposed to it during their lifetime, usually through intimate or sexual contact. There are more than 150 different types of HPV, called strains. Some strains, including HPV-16 and HPV-18, can cause specific kinds of cancers.

Don't Wait to Vaccinate 

The American Cancer Society recommends that Boys and Girls Club vaccinated against HPV between the ages of 9 and 12 to help prevent six types of cancer later in life.

No Demore la Vacunacion

La Sociedad American Contra El Cancer recomienda que los ninos y las ninas reciban la vacuna contra el VPH entre los 9 y los 12 anos para ayudar a prevenir seis tipos de cancer mas adelante en la vida.

Additional Resources

Additional Resources for Parents 

See additional resources for parents on the HPV Roundtable website.