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New: Public Health Matters Blog - 5 Things You Might Not Know About Human Papillomavirus

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January 21, 2016
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common virus that infects both women and men. Although most HPV infections go away on their own, infections that don't go away (persist) can cause changes in the cells and lead to cancer. With HPV vaccine, we have a powerful tool to prevent most of these cancers from ever developing. While cervical cancer is the most common and well-known HPV cancer, it's not the only type of cancer HPV infections can cause. In honor of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, here are five things you might not know about HPV.
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