Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), Cancer, HPV Testing, and HPV Vaccines : Frequently Asked Questions

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Is the American Cancer Society in favor of vaccinating against HPV?

Yes. The Society has been actively involved in providing reliable and unbiased information to the public and to health care providers. The Society emphasizes the ongoing need to follow screening guidelines, such as getting regular Pap tests and HPV tests, and the critical need to ensure that the vaccines are available to the medically underserved.

Last Medical Review: 05/02/2013
Last Revised: 05/02/2013