Be Informed and Know the Facts
Keeping up-to-date with vaccination from birth through 18 years of age is important because it helps provide immunity before children are exposed to diseases.
What You Need to Know about HPV and Cancer
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common virus. Most people are exposed to it during their lifetime, usually through intimate or sexual contact. There are more than 150 different types of HPV, called strains. Some strains, including HPV-16 and HPV-18, can cause specific kinds of cancers.