HPV by the numbers

http://youtu.be/tylq6xdE0Fo The average person’s lifetime risk of contracting the human papillomavirus is at least 80%. But some of those HPV cases can become cancer. Cervical cancer, throat cancer, anal cancer and penile cancer are all linked to HPV. The HPV is an important part of cancer prevention. “We have a great opportunity to remove certain types of cancer from our world,” says Lois Ramondetta, M.D., professor in Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Learn more: https://www.mdanderson.org/publications/focused-on-health/november-2015/FOH-HPV-numbers.html