Did You Know? . . . 27,000 People with Cancer

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Each year, more than 27,000 U.S. men and women are diagnosed with cancer caused by HPV. HPV infections result in:

  • Ten of 10 cases of cervical cancer
  • Seven of 10 cases of vulvar and vaginal cancers
  • Six of 10 cases of penile cancer
  • Nine of 10 cases of anal cancer
  • Seven of 10 cases of throat cancer

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