Community Overview

As a nurse or medical assistant, you have a unique opportunity to guide your patients to HPV cancer prevention with the HPV vaccine. This page will be frequently updated to help you find resources to share with your clinical team and patients.

You have the power to make a lasting impact on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and help reduce the HPV cancer burden in your community. HPV cancer prevention starts with you.

Vaccinating patients with the HPV vaccine can prevent future suffering and may save patients’ lives. Strongly and clearly recommend HPV vaccination to all eligible patients.

From the Action Guide

HPV causes about 31,500 cases of cancer in men and women each year in the U.S.

From the Action Guide

HPV is linked to 90% of cervical and anal cancers.

From the Action Guide

There has been a 71% drop in HPV infections among teen girls since 2006.

Featured Resources

Use these tools to inspire and educate your staff and patients about the importance of HPV vaccination. Click on the image below to view the resource.

Nurses and Medical Assistants Training PowerPoint
Middle School Health Starts Here – Campaign to Equip School Nurses
Immunization Apps for Healthcare Providers & Their Patients
Webinar: Cancer Prevention through HPV Vaccination for Nurses & Medical Assistants

Test Your HPV Knowledge

What is 6 cancers are linked to the HPV virus?

Name 3 things you should know about the HPV vaccine?

Featured Resources

2023 National Age 9 CTA Letter Final

2023 Action Plan and Key Accomplishments for the HPV Roundtable

Personalized Online Cervical Cancer Risk Assessment Tool

Start at Age 9: Print-on-Demand Toolkit