Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a very common virus; nearly 80 million people—about one in four—are currently infected in the United States. Learn how you can protect the children in your life from this cancer-causing virus.

On October 30, Dr. Diane Harper, principal investigator for the HPV vaccine and Professor of Medicine and Director, Gynecologic Cancer Prevention Research Group at University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, stated on national television that “we don’t know enough” to be able to make this recommendation for boys.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends routine HPV vaccine for girls and boys ages 11 or 12, although some organizations recommend starting the vaccine as early as age 9 or 10.

Legislation and statutes regarding human papillomavirus vaccine. Debate continues about whether or not to require girls and boys to be vaccinated against Human Papillomavirus (HPV), which causes virtually all cases of cervical cancer and genital warts.

Human papillomavirus infection is an infection by human papillomavirus (HPV). Most HPV infections cause no symptoms and resolve spontaneously. In some people, an HPV infection persists and results in warts or precancerous lesions.

Gardasil prevents genital warts and cervical/vaginal cancers caused by certain types of HPV. Learn about side effects, interactions and indications.

HPV vaccines can help prevent infection from both high risk HPV types that can lead to cervical cancer and low risk types that cause genital warts.

A fact sheet about human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines for the prevention of infection with certain types of HPV, which is the major cause of cervical cancer.

HPV vaccines can protect young girls and women against cervical and other cancers. Learn more about them from the experts at WebMD.

HPV Vaccine, The Greatest Medical Scandal of Our Time. HPV vaccine for your 11 year old son and daughter may soon be mandatory in your state thanks to the combination of two very bad things.