Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), cancers and vaccination

The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is widely known as a risk factor for cervical cancer.

However, the link between HPV and a number of other cancers is less publicised, and debate continues around HPV vaccination for boys and girls. Here are some articles that may help to make up you own mind on this issue:

HPV-Associated CancersHPV-Associated Cancers - Human papilloma virus (HPV) is associated with several types of cancer: cervical, vulvar, vaginal, penile, anal, and some head and neck cancers.

HPV vaccine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia HPV vaccine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

American Cancer Society : Frequently Asked Questions About Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Frequently Asked Questions About Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)

US National Cervical Cancer public education campaignpublic education campaign

World Health Organisation - Human papilloma virusHuman papilloma virus.

Is Gardasil® Recommended for Young Women Already Exposed to HPV?
Is Gardasil® Recommended for  Young Women Already Exposed to HPV?
Many clinicians are uncertain as to whether they should recommend Gardasil vaccination to young women who have already tested positive for human papillomavirus or who have had an abnormal Pap test.

Sexually Transmitted HPV Linked To Certain Head & Neck CancersSexually Transmitted HPV Linked To Certain Head & Neck Cancers; Roswell Park Cancer Institute Researchers Say Boys Need To Be Vaccinated TooBoys Need To Be  Vaccinated Too

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