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Safety & Prevention

Every year in the United States, 14 million people - mostly young adults - become infected with HPV, leading to 26,000 HPV-related cancers. A vaccine is available to prevent these cancers.

Mary Anne Jackson, MD, FAAP, joins the Healthy Children show on RadioMD to help guide parents when getting their children the very important HPV vaccine.


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