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Know the facts about certain HPV-related cancers to understand your potential risk.

Every Year an Estimated 35,000 People in the US Are Diagnosed With Certain HPV-related Cancers

Number of HPV-related cancer cases per year

For most people, HPV clears on its own. But for those men and women who don't clear the virus, it can cause certain cancers and diseases. Every year, an estimated 35,000 people in the US are diagnosed with certain HPV-related cancers.

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Individuals Should Talk to Their Health Care Provider to Learn About Their Potential Risk for Certain HPV-Related Cancers

Do you know about HPV?

For most people, HPV clears on its own. But for those men and women who don't clear the virus, it can cause certain cancers and diseases. Individuals should talk to their health care provider to learn about their potential risk for an HPV-related cancer.

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An estimated 12,000 New Cases of HPV-related Cervical Cancer Are Diagnosed in the US Each Year

Number of HPV-related cervical cancer diagnoses each year

For most people, HPV clears on its own. But for those men and women who don't clear the virus, it can cause certain cancers and diseases. An estimated 12,000 new cases of HPV-related cervical cancer are diagnosed in the US each year.

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For Some Women Who Don't Clear the Virus, an HPV-related Cervical Cancer Diagnosis Can Occur Between ~20 and ~80 Years of Age

Median age of HPV-related cervical cancer diagnoses

For most people, HPV clears on its own. But for some women who don't clear the virus, diagnoses of HPV-related cervical cancers can occur at any age between ~20 and ~80 years. The median age of diagnoses is 49 years.

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For Most People, HPV Clears on Its Own. But It Didn't for Bridgette

HPV caused cervical cancer for Bridgette

For most people, HPV clears on its own. But for those men and women who don’t clear the virus, it can cause certain cancers and diseases. There is no way to know which people who have HPV will develop cancer or other health problems later in life.

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It Is Estimated That About 70% of All Oropharyngeal Cancers in the US May Be Caused by HPV

Percentage of oropharyngeal cancers caused by HPV

For most people, HPV clears on its own. But for those men and women who don't clear the virus, it can cause certain cancers and diseases. In the US, it's thought that 70% of all oropharyngeal cancers may be caused by HPV.

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Cancer. It May Not Be Too Late to Help Protect Yourself From Certain Cancers That May Be Caused by HPV

Talk to your doctor

For most people, HPV clears on its own. But for those men and women who don't clear the virus, it can cause certain cancers and diseases. It may not be too late to help protect yourself from certain cancers caused by HPV. Talk to your doctor.

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For Men and Women Who Don't Clear the Virus, Diagnoses of HPV-related Oropharyngeal Cancers Can Occur at any Age Between ~20 and ~80 Years

HPV can cause oropharyngeal cancers

For most people, HPV clears on its own. For men and women who don't clear the virus, diagnoses of HPV-related oropharyngeal cancers can occur at any age between ~20 and ~80 years. The median age of diagnoses is 63 among women and 61 among men.

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Number of New HPV-related Oropharyngeal Cancers Diagnosed Each Year

Number of new HPV-related oropharyngeal cancers diagnosed each year

For most people, HPV clears on its own. But for those men and women who don't clear the virus, it can cause certain cancers and diseases. Each year in the US, about 3,500 women and about 16,200 men are diagnosed with HPV-related oropharyngeal cancers.

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HPV stands for human papillomavirus

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