A Parent's Guide to Preventing Cancer Through HPV Vaccination | Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

A Parent's Guide to Preventing Cancer Through

HPV Vaccination

What is HPV? What is the HPV vaccine? When is best to vaccinate? Learn more

Getting your child the HPV Vaccine now, helps


several cancers later.


What if you could protect your child from getting cancer in the future? You can. The HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Vaccine can prevent cervical cancer and many other cancers in women AND men. It's most effective if given at the age of 11 or 12, but can be given through age 26. Most men and women will contract HPV in their lifetime. You can make sure your child is not one of them.  Click here for more information.