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Resources for HPV Vaccination Education

Here you can find customized resources to help you to learn more about the HPV virus, HPV-related cancers, HPV vaccination, and eliminating HPV-related diseases as a public health problem.

Videos

Eliminating HPV-Related Diseases as a Public Health Problem: Cervical Cancer

This video explains the terminology of control, elimination of disease, elimination of infection, eradication, and extinction. It also shows why HPV and cervical cancer satisfy the necessary pre-conditions for elimination.

We Have a Vaccine That Prevents Cancer

Deanna Kepka from Huntsman Cancer Institute and The University of Utah discusses a vaccine that can prevent cancer.

American Cancer Society Playlist - About HPV

See the 17 videos in this playlist for more information on HPV and related cancers.

HPV Cancer Stories

Shawna, Emily, Jon, and Steve all share their personal stories, from discovering they had HPV-related cancers and going through cancer treatments, to wanting to make sure that no one else has to go through what they went through.

Resources

HPV Vaccine is Cancer Prevention

This page contains almost 20 resources and infographics for clinicians and more than 10 for parents, caregivers, and patients.

Answering Questions About HPV Vaccine: A Guide for Dental Professionals

Be ready to accurately answer parents’ questions. Usually, letting parents know that HPV causes oropharyngeal cancer (a form of throat cancer) is enough. If a parent needs more information be ready to address their questions and help them understand why you recommend the HPV vaccine.

Oropharyngeal Cancer (OPC) and HPV Prevention in Children

OPC is also known as squamous cell carcinoma of the pharynx, including the base of the tongue and tonsils. The incidence of OPC has overtaken that of cervical cancer. Be sure to screen your patients for oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancers.

Practitioner HPV Fact Sheet

The Human Papillomavirus (HPV) family is a group of viruses with strains that can be divided into low and high-risk types. When the virus is not cleared, as is the case in 1-2% of instances, the persistence of the virus can put people at risk for the development of low- risk papillomas or high-risk cancers.

Cervical Cancer Fact Sheet

Cancer is always named for the part of the body where it starts, even if it spreads to other body parts later. When cancer starts in the cervix, it is called cervical cancer.

Additional Resources

Additional Resources for Health Professionals

See additional resources for health professionals on the HPV Roundtable website.