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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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