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HPV Shot Not Linked to Blood Clots
One of the few vaccines that can actually protect against cancer is the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, which prevents four strains of HPV. But some parents have expressed concerns about the safety of the HPV vaccine.
Boys Need HPV Shots Too
Since 2006, doctors have recommended that girls and young women receive vaccinations against human papillomavirus virus ( HPV ), primarily to prevent cervical cancer. Boys are now being urged to have these vaccines to prevent other forms of cancer.
HPV Vaccines now Recommended for Boys
Human papilloma virus (HPV) is no longer just a concern for girls and women. Boys and men are vulnerable to this virus that's known to cause a number of different cancers.