Recommended for Young Women ages 13-18 by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologist (ACOG)

Discussion Topics:

  • Menstrual Cycles
  • Sexuality
  • Eating Disorders
  • Dating Violence
  • Contraception
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Vacine: Gardasil
  • HPV related Cervical Dysplasia
  • Depression

Gardasil: Preventative injection for HPV

The future will be here before you know it. And chances are you’ve already started planning it. If those plans don’t include cervical cancer or genital warts, you should know how GARDASIL can help protect against diseases caused by human papillomavirus (HPV).

What is Gardasil?
GARDASIL is the only HPV vaccine that helps protect against 4 types of HPV. In girls and young women ages 9 to 26, GARDASIL helps protect against 2 types of HPV that cause about 75% of cervical cancer cases, and 2 more types that cause 90% of genital warts cases. In boys and young men ages 9 to 26, GARDASIL helps protect against 90% of genital warts cases.

GARDASIL also helps protect girls and young women ages 9 to 26 against 70% of vaginal cancer cases and up to 50% of vulvar cancer cases.

The above information was taken from www.gardasil.com, please go to this site to find additional information.