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The HPV Vaccine

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), human papillomavirus (HPV) causes about 31,500 cases of cancer in men and women every year. In this Children's Channel video, Megan Woodward, MD, Akron Children's Hospital Pediatrics Alliance, discusses how the HPV vaccine can protect teens and young adults against several strains of this potentially-deadly virus.