Learn about cancers associated with human papillomavirus (HPV), HPV and oropharyngeal cancer, and preventing HPV-associated cancers.
About 42,700 HPV-associated cancers occur in the United States each year. See rates by race and ethnicity, rates by state, and median age at diagnosis.
The HPV vaccine can prevent many HPV-associated cancers. Cervical cancer can be prevented or found early through regular screening. Learn more.
The latest U.S. Cancer Statistics Data Brief reports numbers and rates of cancers associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) among American Indians and Alaska Natives.
80% of people will get an HPV infection in their lifetime. Learn more about HPV.
HPV can cause cancers of the oropharynx (back of the throat, including the base of the tongue and tonsils).
Read success stories about programs that have increased HPV vaccination rates.