What Parents of Preteens/Adolescents Should Know About the HPV Vaccine

This information sheet describes the HPV vaccine for parents of preteens and adolescents. It explains that a three-dose vaccine, which prevents the four common types of HPV that cause most cervical cancer and genital warts, has been licensed by the Food and Drug Administration for use with females aged 9 to 26 years.

  • Content Type: Fact Sheet
  • Topic: HPV
  • Language: English
  • Keywords: HPV, vaccine, cervical cancer, genital warts, fact sheet
  • Target Audiences:
    • Race: Any Race
    • Age: Any Age
    • Gender: Any Gender
    • Other: None
  • Date Produced/Published: Jan 01, 2010
  • Download: PDF (163 KB)