HPV

HPV Summits: A “Rare Opportunity”

Why the Summits matter; how to get involved Click the image for downloadable HPV posters, brochures, graphics, and more The HPV vaccine has been widely available and recommended since 2006. Yet in Wisconsin most teens and young adults still aren't getting the vaccine - or the life-saving cancer prevention it provides. The Wisconsin HPV Vaccine Summits hope to change... Read more »

WI CCC Plan Updates

WI CCC Plan Updated Measures Three measures in the WI CCC Plan, a common framework for action in cancer prevention and control, have been updated to reflect recent changes. WI CCC Plan Priorities with updated measures include: Priority 4: Increase HPV vaccine completion Priority 8: Increase access to cancer genetic risk assessments and counseling Priority… Read more »

Close to Half of American Adults Infected with HPV, Survey Finds

A report published by the National Center for Health Statistics is the first ever survey to look at the prevalence of the human papillomavirus (HPV) in the adult population. It found that more than 42 percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 59 are infected with genital HPV, the same strains that account… Read more »