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Human papillomavirus (HPV) infections are responsible for 34,000 cancers per year throughout the United States, including cervical, anal, vulvar, vaginal, penile, and oropharyngeal cancers. In 2018, only 51% of adolescents received all recommended doses. Our study goal was to assess knowledge of HPV in a population likely well-informed about cancer risks.


Jan Carney MD MPH

University of Vermont

Bill Couzens

Next Generation Choices


Cancer, Educational and Community-Based Programs, Health Communication and Health Information Technology, Health-Related Quality of Life & Well-Being, Immunization and Infectious Diseases, Adolescent Health

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