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Jan 19

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know almost 85% of people will get HPV in their lifetime? That’s scary— because HPV is the leading cause of cervical cancer.

What if there was a way to help prevent your child from developing certain types of cancer later in life? Fortunately, there is. It’s the HPV vaccine and it can help prevent HPV-related cancers, including cervical and throat cancers. It works best when given in early adolescence, so schedule an appointment with your child’s healthcare provider today. Cervical cancer is preventable through vaccination, regular Pap tests, and HPV screening.

The HPV vaccine is a key to cancer prevention!

Great news! Since the HPV vaccine was introduced in the U.S., HPV infections that cause cancer have dropped 88% among teen girls. Learn how the HPV vaccine can protect your child: