HPV is a virus that can cause Cervical Cancer and other diseases. Talk to your doctor to find out how you can help protect yourself. After you learn everything you can about human papillomavirus (HPV), SHARE THE FACTS!
8 out of 10 women will get HPV by the time they are 50! Unlike other cancers, cervical cancer is not passed down through family genes. Cervical cancer is caused by certain types of a common virus.
For most women, the virus will clear on its own, but when it doesnt, cervical cancer can develop.
Other types of HPV will cause Genital Warts. (Ewww)
80% of women will have had genital HPV by time they are 50.
1. There are 4 types of HPV! There are 4 types of HPV that cause the most cases of HPV-related diseases in women. Types 16 and 18 cause about 70% of cervical cancer cases. Types 6 and 11 cause about 90% of all genital warts cases.
2. HPV is easily spread. The virus that can cause cervical cancer can be spread through any kind of sexual activity that involves genital contact - not just intercourse.
3. AT RISK NOW! While half of all woman diagnosed with cervical cancer are between 35 and 55 years old, many of these women were probably exposed to cancer causing HPV types in their teens or 20s.
These are scary facts. Share the facts! Keep yourself safe. Wrap it up! Get checked out. Get vaccinated if you can!
Get the facts. www.hpv.com
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