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SAHM Strongly Recommends Human Papillomavirus Vaccination for 9- to 26-Year-Old Males

Routine use of HPV vaccine in males provides direct benefits to men and their sexual partners, will increase overall immunization rates among both males and females, and may be cost-effective; SAHM strongly recommends routine use of HPV vaccination in males as well as in females. We urge clinicians and insurance organizations to consider the benefit of routine vaccination for all age-appropriate patients, regardless of gender, in an effort to support the primary prevention of disease among adolescents and adults.
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Benefit to Women Not Enough to Sway Men to Get HPV Vaccine

Health : Newswise Medical News (5 years ago)

Informing men that a new vaccine to prevent human papillomavirus (HPV) would also help protect their female partners against developing cervical cancer from the sexually transmitted infection did not increase their interest in getti... Read Post

SAHM Strongly Recommends Human Papillomavirus Vaccination For 9- To 26-Year-Old Males

Health : Medical News Today (4 years ago)

On May 28, 2010, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) published its guidance for use of the quadrivalent HPV vaccine in males. While noting that the vaccine was approved by the FDA for use in males ages 9 through ... Read Post

Study Finds Few Physicians are Recommending HPV Vaccination for Boys

Health : Newswise Medical News (1 hour ago)

Research from Moffitt Cancer Center shows family physicians and pediatricians are not always recommending vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV) for young male patients. Approximately 6 million people are newly infected with... Read Post


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