Exposure to HPV (human papilloma virus). HPV is really a group of more than 100 related viruses that can infect cells on the surface of the skin. The HPV Vaccine targets the types of HPV that most commonly cause cervical cancer and genital warts. The vaccine is highly effective in preventing those types of HPV and related diseases in young women.
The purpose of the National HPV Vaccination Roundtable is to increase HPV vaccination coverage. Key activities include increased awareness, provider education, public education, systems changes, and health policy efforts.
HPV and Cervical Cancer among American Indian and Alaska Native Women
Discuss overall patterns of breast cancer incidence and mortality in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) women.