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What Every Parent Needs to Know – The HPV Vaccine and Cancer Prevention

hpv-mom-and-childPhysician Experts: Sarah Hughes, MD, Gynecologist-Oncologist, and Rick Moriarty, MD, Pediatric Infectious Disease

If you’re a parent of a preteen or teen, we know you have many questions about the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. HPV causes cancer. Cancer can be prevented. The HPV vaccine is the first line of defense against several types of cancers. However, many parents still struggle with the decision to vaccinate their son or daughter, as information about the vaccine can be confusing.