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The Texas HPV Coalition is dedicated to increasing HPV vaccination rates through coordinated work across Texas.

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I get it. We are inundated with the daily deluge of decisions about our children. We are constantly on guard for the health of our family.

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More Than 40 Health Organizations Launch Texas HPV Coalition to Help Prevent HPV-Related Cancers

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Only about a third of kids in Texas are getting vaccinated against the human papillomavirus (HPV), which is linked to several cancers.

According to the Texas Medical Association, eight out of 10 people will get an HPV infection, or human papillomavirus, in their lifetime.

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Texas has ranked near the bottom of a nationwide list that ranks states for children getting the human papillomavirus or HPV vaccine.

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Hoping to increase vaccination rates in Texas for the human papillomavirus, or HPV, a group of health professionals on Tuesday announced the launch of a new education effort.

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There’s a new push by the American Cancer Society to educate parents and encourage healthcare providers to offer the human papillomavirus vaccine in Texas.

Two shots, six to 12 months apart, protect our kids against multiple strains of a virus responsible for more than 30,000 cancer deaths every year in the United States.