TMA Expands Health Promotion Impact with 2018 Grants - 10/20/2023

This year TMA will have some new tools to improve the health of all Texans thanks to more than $572,000 in grants from TMA Foundation. In the fight against cancer, TMA will launch a new HPV Social Media Campaign, which

Using Social Media to Curb HPV on Campus - 09/11/2023

With funding help from the TMA Foundation, the association’s philanthropic arm, more than 100 students at Angelo State University in San Angelo and Tyler Junior College in Tyler received free HPV shots at their schools’ health fairs March 5 and 7.

TMA House OKs Plan to Stop Cancer Before it Starts - 07/17/2023

The Texas Medical Association House of Delegates on Saturday approved an eight-point plan designed to help reduce resistance to vaccinating children against the cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV).

Education Board Approves Curriculum Standards on HPV Vaccines - 05/11/2023

The State Board of Education has approved health education standards that would require public schools to teach the importance of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines beginning in seventh grade.

Relationship Between Intent to Vaccinate and the Education and Knowledge of Human Papillomavirus Among Medical School Faculty and Students in Texas - 07/29/2019

Little attention has been given to the state of human papillomavirus (HPV) education in medical schools and how this impacts future vaccination practices. We surveyed medical school faculty and students to assess the relationship between knowledge and willingness to recommend HPV vaccination.

Talk to Patients About: HPV - 01/09/2019

HPV — short for human papillomavirus — is the world’s most common sexually transmitted infection. And it can cause cancer.

TMA HPV Policy - 04/25/2018

TMA HPV Policy

HPV Vaccination Trims Infection Rate; Could Prevent Cancer - 04/20/2018

A new study shows a vaccination is helping children and young women avoid a common cancer-causing virus. The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, when given to preteens and young adults, can help prevent them from getting cancer years later.

Found: The Key to Getting to “Yes” on HPV Shots - 03/15/2018

Surprise! The path to increasing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates lies in the patient-physician relationship ¾  in this case, it’s the parent-physician relationship ¾  new research found.