- Why Vaccinate
- HPV MOC
- Tdap MOC
Kristen passed away from cervical cancer, a cancer caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). HPVis a very common virus that spreads by sexual contact. More than half of men and women will get infected with HPV at some point in their life, but most won’t know when they have it. HPV infections can cause cervical cancer in women and penile cancer in men. HPV can also cause throat and mouth cancer, anal cancer, and genital warts in both men and women.
But, you can help protect your child from these cancers with the HPV vaccine.