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JOIN THE FIGHT AGAINST CERTAIN HPV CANCERS

 

JOIN THE FIGHT
AGAINST CERTAIN
HPV CANCERS

 

HPV vaccination is available for 12-13 year olds as part of the NHS childhood vaccination schedule.

Missed a HPV vaccine dose or need information about HPV vaccination programme timings due to COVID-19?

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HPV (human papillomavirus) is the name for a common group of viruses.

HPV is so common that an estimated
4 out of 5 of us may get a type of HPV
virus at some point in our lives.

Why is hpv important? >

Most HPV infections clear up on their own, without causing problems.

But lasting infections of certain types of HPV viruses may cause certain HPV cancers, like anal or cervical cancer.

how can you help protect your child? >

Both boys and girls aged 12-13 years can join the fight against certain HPV cancers by getting the HPV vaccine as part of the NHS childhood vaccination schedule.

 

The HPV vaccination programme can help protect them against certain types of HPV, including the 2 high-risk types that may cause certain HPV cancers like anal and cervical cancer.

You will be asked to sign a consent form which will be provided by your child’s school.

You can also speak to your child’s doctor, practice nurse or school nurse about about the HPV vaccination programme.

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You can also speak to your child’s doctor, practice nurse or school nurse about about the HPV vaccination programme.

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Like all vaccines and medicines, HPV vaccines go through strict testing before they can be given to the public. They are also closely monitored to ensure they continue to be suitable for the public.

“OVER 10.5 MILLION DOSES OF HPV VACCINES HAVE BEEN GIVEN IN THE UK SINCE 2008”

(PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND DATA, 2018)

MORE THAN 80 MILLION PEOPLE HAVE BEEN HPV VACCINATED WORLDWIDE.

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“The HPV vaccine” refers to the HPV vaccine currently included on the NHS childhood vaccination schedule.