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Find out about the latest HPV vaccine that prevents some forms of cancer. If you are under age 26 and still haven't gotten the HPV vaccine, schedule an appointment today.
What is HPV?
HPV is the most common STD.
There are over 100 types of HPV and HPV is so common that nearly all sexually active men and women get it at some point in their lives.
Some kinds of HPV cause health problems including genital warts and cancers.
What is the vaccine?
The HPV vaccine protects you against the 9 types responsible for 90% of cervical and anal cancer cases, along with 90% of genital warts cases.
The vaccine is given in a series of 3 shots over the course of 6 months. It is important to complete all 3 shots of the series.
Who should receive the vaccine?
The HPV vaccine is recommended for all people aged 9-26.
No matter who you are and how old you are, talk with a health care provider to find out if the HPV vaccine could benefit you or your child.
Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts
Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts was founded in 1928, and has been advocating and providing health care and education for 87 years.
The mission of PPLM is to protect and promote sexual and reproductive health and freedom of choice by providing clinical services, education, and advocacy.
Our vision is that sexual health is essential to every person's well-being.
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