Just Freaking Give Boys The HPV Vaccine AlreadyIrin Carmon9/23/11 6:40pmFiled to: HPVGardasilhpv vaccineCancerboysGirlsVaccinesHealthGettypictweet86EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkThe facts: Roughly half of adult males in the US are infected with HPV. Some strains, passed along to women through sexual contact, can cause cervical cancer. HPV can also increase the likelihood of penile or anal cancer in men, and can cause genital warts. The FDA has already approved the vaccine for boys. But the CDC is still deliberating over whether boys should get it. A significant decision in the process is expected at a meeting next month.ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.