We can eliminate most HPV cancers with the vaccine.
HPV experts from around the world see a clear path forward to eliminating cancers caused by HPV. The National HPV Vaccination Roundtable has put together a summary outlining the possibilities and challenges of eliminating HPV cancers as a public health problem.
The U.S. can and should be one of the first countries to achieve elimination of cervical cancer, with other HPV-related cancers in males and females to follow.
This page documents calls-to-action from national and international organizations.
Joint Call of U.S. Organizations for Resources and Commitment to End HPV Cancers
NCI-Designated Cancer Centers HPV Joint Statement
In summer of 2018, the nation’s top cancer centers endorsed the goal of eliminating HPV-related cancers in the United States. This joint-statement empowers parents, young adults, and physicians to act to increase vaccination rates and screenings to eliminate HPV-related cancers, starting with cervical cancer.
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ACS Elimination Statement on HPV Cancers
IPVS HPV Elimination Statement
UN Joint Global Programme on Cervical Cancer Prevention and Control
Seven United Nations agencies under the UN Task Force on NCDs have established a new 5-year Joint Programme to prevent and control cervical cancer. The Joint Programme will build on the world’s collective endeavors so that in a generation, death from cervical cancer ceases to be a public health issue.
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Content last updated Sep. 2019