Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Cancer
About 47,199 HPV-associated cancers occur in the United States each year. See median age at diagnosis.
The HPV vaccine can prevent several cancers. Cervical cancer can be prevented or found early through screening. Learn more.
“Some HPV infections can cause cancer of the cervix or in the back of the throat,” says pediatrician Dr. Jose Rodriguez in this video.
The latest data brief reports on cancers associated with HPV in the United States from 2015 to 2019.
In this blog post, CDC’s Dr. Virginia Senkomago explains how the latest data show that many HPV-associated cancers can be prevented.
Learn how a health department used peer education to raise HPV vaccination rates among high school students.