Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common group of related viruses that infects teens and adults and can cause cancers later in life. HPV is spread through intimate skin-to-skin contact. More than 42 million Americans are currently infected with HPV types that cause disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

You can protect your child through vaccination. The following are resources and frequently asked questions about HPV and the HPV vaccine. For more information, please contact your child’s healthcare provider.

Information for Patients and Parents

Information for Parents

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Conversations Like No Other Podcast Episode: The APB on HPV with Christiane Farkouh-Karoleski, MD and Eleonora Teplinksy, MD