Cancer Plan Minnesota 2025

Objective 14

Increase HPV vaccination


14.1 Include HPV vaccination (human papillomavirus) as a standard immunization measure

14.2 Improve public understanding about the safety of the HPV vaccine and its importance in cancer prevention

14.3 Conduct outreach activities to motivate populations that experience disproportionate numbers of HPV cancers and those with low vaccination rates

14.4 Create regular opportunities to teach health care personnel about the HPV vaccine and how to effectively recommend it to patients

14.5 Support and promote opportunities for health care organizations to participate in quality improvement programs aimed at improving HPV vaccination rates


Originally presented at Cancer Summit Minnesota 2017, this “Spotlight” presentation is intended to be a fast-paced introduction to this objective.


At Cancer Summit Minnesota 2017 small groups discussed the strategies corresponding with this objective. Below are their compiled notes:

No groups were formed to discuss strategies 14.1 and 14.4 at the Summit. If you would like to work on one of these strategies please email

At the Summit attendees were also asked to make specific pledges to strategies to help move the work forward. Find the list of who committed to objective 14 strategies here (scroll down to view all the corresponding strategies).


Original Cancer Plan Prevention workgroup draft HPV objective..

Prevention workgroup page.


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Measure: Percent of adolescents age 13-17 who complete the recommended 2-dose series of HPV vaccinations
Data Source: National Immunization Survey – Teen
Baseline: Being re-established to reflect 2016 change in ACIP (Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices) recommendations Target: 85%