Lyda Hill Gives $4.6M for North Texas HPV Vaccination Campaign

My Sweet Charity reports Dallas philanthropist Lyda Hill through Lyda Hill Philanthropies has given $4.6 million to launch an American Cancer Society campaign to increase preteen vaccination rates for HPV in 26 North Texas counties.

Human papillomavirus is a very common, sexually transmitted viral infection that’s usually fairly harmless. In some cases, though, it can cause six different types of cancer — including cervical and throat cancer. 

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