HPV and cancer
Each year 3,800 new cancer cases in Canada are attributed to HPV; by 2042, this number will increase to 6,600.
HPV infection increases the risk of developing six different types of cancer. Cervical cancer is almost exclusively caused by HPV, and HPV infection is also the cause of other anogenital cancers and oropharyngeal cancers.
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